How to Repair a Ceiling Fan That Has Stopped Working – Your ceiling fan was working perfectly yesterday, but today it does not work at any speed. There are several reasons for this problem, including mechanical or electrical problems. A systematic check of the ventilator and its related components is necessary to determine the problem and the appropriate resolution.
How to Repair a Ceiling Fan That Has Stopped Working
- Check the fan power supply. Check the circuit breaker or fuse that controls the power to the ceiling fan. It is possible that the circuit breaker has problems and the fan is not receiving power. If the circuit breaker is disabled, fix it and monitor the fan for a period of time. If it happens again, this will mean a short circuit in some part of the appliance.
- Check the power switch on the wall switch. Remove the switchboard so you can see the inside of the switch box. Use the circuit tester and make sure the power is reaching the switch and that it is working properly. Replace the switch if it is not working.
- Remove the housing cover on the ceiling fan to expose the electrical connections. Check all connections to ensure that no wires are loose or loose. Use the circuit tester to make sure the fan motor is receiving electrical power. If there is no power coming to the motor, the problem is in the wiring between the switch and the fan.
- Check the motor shaft of the fan. Make sure there is nothing curled or wrapped around the shaft, which can prevent it from turning. Remove any obstacles or foreign objects from the axle or motor, and try to activate the engine. If there is power to the engine and there are no obstructions, it is likely that the engine has been damaged and you will have to replace the part.
What do you need
- Circuit Tester
- Philips key