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10:51AM | 12/27/04
Member Since: 12/26/04
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Hi all.

I inherited a ceiling fan in 4 of the 5 rooms of my home when I bought it. I love them.

However, when turning the light on one day in my bedroom, I saw that a lightbulb had blown (there three lights on the ceiling fan). After I changed the bulb, it lit for a moment, then a small spark happened then nothing. The fan itself still works.

All three lights stopped working.

I don't want to have to replace the whole ceiling fan. Is there a way to fix this? Maybe replace the socket(s)? If so, how? Help!



05:04AM | 11/28/06
Member Since: 11/27/06
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Did you ever receive any assistance on this? Or were you able to get it working? The identical thing happened to my fan. The fan works great; none of the lights work.


06:55AM | 11/28/06
Member Since: 03/08/06
192 lifetime posts
on most fan lights, the wiring is done with wirenuts. These have a spring inside that could fail in not installed properly.

Replacement light fixtures aren't expensive or difficult to install.

I would turn off the breaker to the light/fan and test it for power before removing the light assembly for inspection. You probably have a bad switch on the light assembly for loose wiring. Bob villa should have some instructions for ceiling fans on his website.


08:45PM | 10/22/13
Two out of four lights on my ceiling fan stopped working. Any ideas?

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