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My three speed ceiling fan has become a one speed ceiling fan on low. Off on every other setting. Any suggestions on who can make my ceiling fan whole again? I am not a handyman to attempt fix myself. Thanks.

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Is the speed control a pull chain type, or a wireless remote? Either way, a decent electrician should be able to get the right part and change it for you. Send a PM if you'd like a reco.

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Heck, I'd like a good reco too: been through so many "electricians" it feels like I have a turnstile on me. The last one was pretty good, but gringo-priced me to death. NObody's worth 700 pesos/hour, no matter what the experience, for this kind of electrical work.

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I'd LOVE to know a good fan guy. Had a great one in PV but it's a bit far for a house call...there we had the fans (10) serviced every year. They got a lot more use than here and it was worth the 1,000 pesos for all 10.

Most problems with fans (hum or loss of a speed level) can be fixed by changing the capacitor and capacitor's only cost about 50 pesos each...and I sure wouldn't be paying anyone 700 pesos an hour when I can buy a brand new fan for around 1200 pesos.

Anyone?

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Go Solar, please favor the three of us who are looking for an electrician that can handle this with the name of your recommendation. Mine got it from zero to low, but could not do medium and high. Thank you.

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I checked for you all - he prefers not to have his info posted, just too busy, here is what he can mention, to be of help:

For a corded type speed control fan (pull chain), it is better just to replace it, generally not worth the time to repair.

For a remote control (wireless) type fan, the problem is generally the receiver unit inside the ceiling fixture. There are replacement receivers (they come with a new matching hand remote included) available in most ferreterias for about 600 pesos, only about 10 minutes to change it using a decent electrician. Make sure they match up with wires correctly before disconnecting the original one......

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