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How to fix a fan that goes off when put on higher option


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That depends on whether the problem is a bad high-speed contact in the switch or an open winding in the motor. It's more likely to be a switch problem. In the best case, you can spray contact cleaner into the switch and it will work. Otherwise, you may have to replace it.

If you are really handy, you can take the switch apart (you may have to drill out a couple of rivets), polish the contacts, then put it together with some small screws and nuts - probably #2 size. If you do this I strongly recommend using a thread locking compound on the screws so the switch doesn't fall apart while the fan is running. If you can find replacement rivets in that size, that's a better way to go. Some fan switches are glued together or snap together; you'll have to examine yours to see what you have.
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How to fix a fan that goes off when put on higher option


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