Read the details below about Harbor Breeze Ceiling Fan Remote Troubleshooting.
Harbor Breeze Ceiling Fan Remote Troubleshooting
It is another one of the common issues and it applies to all the ceiling fans including Harbor Breeze ceiling fans. There are a number of reasons that the remote may stop working. Therefore, the troubleshooting of remote is common because it refers to all remotes. There are some steps to understand the troubleshooting of the remote. You may need to try them in the future in terms of troubleshooting.
First of all, try to check batteries because that is the most common part to start. Replace the batteries even if replaced them a week ago. If it does not work then try to check the remote. You may find a light that turns on when you communicate with the fan. Is the light of the remote is turning on or idle? If the light is not turning on then your remote is not sending the signals. If your remote is sending the signals then you have to match the frequencies of the fan and remote. You have to do it by checking the dip switches. Usually, they set on the same way both the remote and the fan. If the fan is not turning on but the lights of the remote are on then there is a problem with the fan. Then you need to check the reverse switch to put them forward or reverse to check if it works.
Other Parts of Troubleshooting
If you turn on the fan and it is trying to turn but making a groaning noise or smoke then turn off the fan. You may find a problem with the motor. If the lights of the fans are also turn off and you do not find any power at all then there is an electric short within the fan. Same is the case when you turn on the fan and it does not turn. Then you need to open the housing of the fan to check the electrical connections. Before going through the wiring of the fan, you need to shut down the power from the circuit breaker. After shutting down the power, you can go through the wiring and have an inside look. First of all, check the loose connections. Additionally, you can use a multi meter to do that task if you are aware of it.
Harbor Breeze ceiling fan remote is also one of the most replaced accessories. It is because it is used by different people in the house and outside the house (guests). You may lose it somewhere in the couch or break it. It is not a costly replacement part to purchase and it is affordable too. It has the ability to control the speed of the fan it can control the slow, medium and high speed of the fan.
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