01:58PM | 10/21/08
Member Since: 03/06/05
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I have a 10 year old fan in the bedroom that I put a universal fan remote kit in about 6 years ago. It has always worked fine until recently. All of the buttons (Light on/off/dimmer/delay, fan speed 1/2/3) work except for "fan off" whose button is fan speed 0. I have to turn the fan off at the wall switch to get it to turn off so we can never have the light on w/ the fan off. Does this sound like a receiver issue, or is it possible the wiring shorted itself to where the fan is always "hot"? The wall switch is "intelligent" in that you can flick it in various ways to adjust the fan speed but messing w/ it and the pull chain doesn't fix the issue. Any advice would be appreciated.


01:37PM | 01/09/09
Member Since: 03/06/05
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05:41PM | 04/25/16
Yes, it is a bad receiver. Just buy a universal remote kit(works with any fan) or buy a new fan with remote


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