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Troubleshooting Your Fan
(Motor Noise Troubleshooting
)

Before Requesting Service: Please follow this troubleshooting guide before contacting Casablanca Consumer Affairs Department TOLL FREE at 1-888-227-2178 Monday through Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm PST. For your convenience, you may also fax us at 1-909-629-3243.

TECHNICAL
BULLETIN

MOTOR NOISE DIAGNOSTIC
GUIDE-LINE

The following is the trouble shooting guide for NOISE associated with ceiling fan operation. The complaint of motor noise is seldom confirmed as being a motor problem. More often than not, the noise stems from some other source. Typically the problem can be resolved by using this guide to locate the source of the complaint:

SOUND / NOISE
CAUSE / PROBLEM
ACTION / SOLUTION
Buzz or vibration.

Light bulbs 75 and 100
watts are used.

Replace with lower wattage
bulbs.
Cracking noise. Canopy loose . Re-tighten the bracket and
canopy.
Thumping or Grinding. Dropped flywheel. Re-Position flywheel and
tighten set screw.
Intermittent Rattle or
clicking.
Wire nuts or wires
vibrating inside the
switch housing.
Re-Position or cover with tape.
Ticking. Loose blades and blade
holder assembly.

Re-tighten screws.
Install felt washers.

60 cycle hum vibration. 3-Speed fans using STACK
MOTOR , use of the wrong wall control.

Use Casablanca W-4, W-8
or other Casablanca Wall
controls for 3 speed fans.

Grinding. Motor is being run
without fan blades.
Install fan blades.
Rattling vibration. Loose components of fan
or light kit.

Check and re-tighten.

Rattling vibration. Loose glass globe(s) Re-tighten thumb screws.

 


 


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