Hunter 54068 Installation Guide

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Table of Contents
Tools Needed
Mounting Options
Ceiling Bracket
30 inches
Preparation
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Downrod
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Troubleshooting
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Maintenance &
Cleaning
Switch Housing
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Canopy
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Blades
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Wiring
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Ladder
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What to Expect with
Your Installation
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Congratulations on purchasing
your new Hunter® ceiling fan! It will
provide comfort and performance
in your home or office for many
years. This installation and operation
manual contains complete
instructions for installing and
operating your fan.
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What to Expect with Your Installation
Read and Save These Instructions
If you are unfamiliar
with wiring, use a
qualified electrician.
This product conforms to UL Standard 507.
WARNINGS
30 inches
from blade tip
to nearest wall
or obstruction
Must be able to
secure the fan to
building structure or
fan-rated outlet box
Know your wiring
Ceiling angles greater
than 34° will require an
Angled Mounting Kit.
See page 4 for details.
Check box to see
fan weight
7 feet
from bottom
edge of blade
to the floor
You may need a
friend to help you.
Assess location
w.1 - To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or
personal injury, mount fan directly from building
structure and/or an outlet box marked acceptable for
fan support of 70 lbs (31.8 kg) and use the mounting
screws provided with the outlet box.
w.2 - To avoid possible electrical shock, before installing
or servicing your fan, disconnect the power by turning
off the circuit breakers to the outlet box and associated
wall switch location. If you cannot lock the circuit
breakers in the off position, securely fasten a prominent
warning device, such as a tag, to the service panel.
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Standard Downrod
w.3 - To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or motor
damage, use only Hunter Solid State Speed Controls.
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Shorter Downrod
w.4 - To reduce the risk of personal injury, do not bend the
blade brackets when installing the blade brackets, balancing
the blades, or cleaning the fan. Do not insert foreign objects
in between rotating fan blades.
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for ceilings 8-10 feet high
for fans installed close to ceiling
Longer Downrod
for ceilings 10 feet or higher
CAUTIONS
c.1 - All wiring must be in accordance with national and
local electrical codes ANSI/NFPA 70. If you are unfamiliar
with wiring, use a qualified electrician.
c.2 - Use only Hunter replacement parts.
Assess ceiling angle
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Tools Needed
Ladder
Pliers
Wire Strippers
9/64” Drill Bit
(optional)
Power Drill
(optional)
If mounting to a support structure, you will also need these tools.
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CEILING
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Mounting Options
OPTION 1
If you have a flat ceiling:
1. You will need a longer downrod (sold separately).
2. If your ceiling angle is greater than 34°, you will
also need an Angled Mounting Kit (sold separately).
Angled
Mounting
Support
Structure
Support
Structure
OPTION 2
If you have an angled ceiling:
Standard
Mounting
Style
Ceiling
Outlet Box
(required)
Use the three steps below to determine if your ceiling angle is greater than 34°
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Ceiling
Outlet Box
(required)
Angled
Mounting
Style
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34°
PLACE
FOLD
against wall
on dotted line
Guide Touches
BOTH Ceiling & Wall
You need ONLY
a Longer
Downrod
*most common
SLIDE
toward ceiling
Guide Touches Wall
but NOT Ceiling
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WALL
Standard
Mounting
Hang your fan by a standard downrod (included).
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Use Standard Mounting
or Low-Profile Mounting
to hang the fan from a flat ceiling.
You need BOTH
a Longer
Downrod &
an Angled
Mounting Kit
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Use Angled Mounting
to hang the fan from a
vaulted or angled ceiling.
Ceiling Bracket
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For angled ceilings, point
opening toward peak.
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Use wood screws
Use machine screws
(included) when securing
(provided with outlet
to support structure with
box) when securing to
approved electrical outlet existing ceiling fan-rated
box. Drill 9/64” pilot holes
outlet box. Make sure
in support structure to aid
it is securely installed
in securing ceiling bracket and is acceptable for fan
with hardware found in support of 31.8 kg (70 lbs)
the
hardware bag.
or less.
Make sure all four (4) bumpers
are still attached.
To avoid possible electrical shock, before
installing your fan, disconnect the power by
turning off the circuit breakers to the outlet
box associated with the wall switch location.
If you are unable to do this,
call Technical Support at
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Refer to warning w.1 on pg. 2
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Ceiling Bracket (continued)
Preparation
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KEEP
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Time Saver Tip: Get a helper
to insert grommets, found in
the
hardware bag, into the
blades while you’re doing the
next couple of steps.
Remove the shipping blocks from the
motor. Save the screws. They will be
needed for blade iron installation.
Note: Some fans will have a shipping
ring instead of shipping blocks. Please
remove the ring and save the screws.
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Option 1
Downrod
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Standard
Downrod
for ceilings 8-10’ high
Steps 1-5 to remove standard downrod pipe
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Sold Separately
Slide
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Steps 6-10 to reassemble with new pipe
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Slide
Option 3
Longer
Downrod
for angled
ceilings or
ceilings 10’ or
higher
Shorter
Downrod
for fans installed
close to ceiling
Included
Option 2
Included
(pre-assembled)
If you need a different downrod length follow these steps:
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KEEP!
(not to scale)
8”
&
3/8”
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Downrod (continued)
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Remove the pre-installed
setscrew so that the downrod
can be inserted.
The wires can be cut, but
leave at least 8” extending
from the top of the downrod.
Hand tighten the downrod (at
least 4-5 full turns) until it stops.
8”
Tighten the setscrew
with pliers. DO NOT
HAND TIGHTEN.
3/8”
If the setscrew is not tightened
securely, the fan may fall.
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Downrod (continued)
Put the wires and downrod through the
canopy. Let the canopy sit loosely on top
of the fan.
DO NOT PICK THE FAN UP BY THE
CANOPY OR WIRES. Place the downrod
ball into the slot in the ceiling bracket.
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Wiring
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Note: To connect the wires, hold the bare metal
leads together and place a wire connector over
them, then twist clockwise until tight.
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(Ungrounded)
(Grounded)
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Green/Yellow
Stripe
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Black
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Green/Yellow
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Using an orange wire
connector from
the
hardware bag,
connect the 3 grounding
wires (green, green/
yellow stripe, or bare
copper) coming from the
ceiling, downrod, and
hanging bracket.
Using the orange wire
connectors from
the
hardware bag, connect
the black wire (ungrounded)
from the ceiling to the black
and the blue wires from the
fan. Connect the white wire
(grounded) from the ceiling to
the white wire from the fan.
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Turn the splices upward and push them carefully back through the hanger bracket
into the outlet box. Spread the wires apart, with the grounded wires on one side of
the outlet box and the ungrounded wires on the other side of the outlet box.
Refer to CAUTION c.1 on pg. 2
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Canopy
Screw
Holes
Position the canopy so that, when
lifted into place, the canopy fits into
the hanging bracket as shown.
Lift the canopy into place so that
the screw holes are aligned.
Insert the two canopy screws
found in the
hardware bag.
Note: Fan style may vary.
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Blades
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Remember the screws that
you kept after removing the
shipping blocks (page 6)? You
need them for this step.
Install the grommets, found in the
hardware
bag, in the blades by hand. Place each blade
between a blade iron and medallion. Install three
blade screws, found in the hardware bag, to
attach the medallion to the blade iron. Repeat
for all blades.
Lightly attach the blade irons to the
motor with the blade iron armature
screws, then securely tighten after both
screws are attached.
Your blades are shielded with Dust Armor® which
is a nanotechnology coating that repels dust. For
cleaning the fan, use soft brushes or cloths to prevent
scratching. Cleaning agents may damage the finishes.
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Switch Housing
Screw two (2) housing assembly screws
from the
hardware bag halfway into
the motor housing. It does not matter
which two screw holes you choose.
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Feed the wire plug through the center
hole of the upper switch housing, then
wrap keyhole slots around the screws and
twist counterclockwise.
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Insert the third screw, found in
hardware bag, into place and then
tighten all three (3) screws.
Make sure the upper switch housing is securely
attached to the mounting plate. Failure to properly
secure all 3 assembly screws could result in the switch
housing fixture falling.
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Switch Housing (continued)
Connect the plugs from the upper and
lower switch housings. Make sure to line up
the colored markings on the connectors.
Lift the lower switch housing until its screw
holes are aligned with the screw holes
in the upper switch housing. Install the
three switch housing screws, found in the
hardware bag. Tighten all three screws.
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Installing the pull chain pendant - Attach the
pull chain pendant to the short chain coming
from the switch housing.
Make sure the lower switch housing is securely attached to
the upper switch housing. Failure to properly secure all three
assembly screws could result in the light fixture falling.
Switch Housing (continued)
Maintenance & Cleaning
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Reverse
Switch
YOU’REUALTIONS!
DONE!
Changing the direction of air
flow - move the reverse switch
to the opposite position.
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Cleaning the fan - use soft
brushes or cloths to prevent
scratching. Cleaning products
may damage the finishes.
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Troubleshooting
Fan doesn’t work
Excessive wobbling
Noisy Operation
• Make sure power switch is on.
• Tighten all of the blade and
blade iron screws until they
are snug.
• Tighten the blade and blade
iron screws until they are snug.
• Pull the pull chain to make sure
it is on.
• Push the motor reversing switch
firmly left or right to ensure that
it is engaged.
• Check the circuit breaker to
ensure the power is turned on.
• Make sure the blades spin freely.
• Check to see if any of the
blades are cracked. If so, replace
all of the blades.
• Turn the power off, support
the fan carefully, and check
that the hanger ball is
properly seated.
• Use the provided balancing
kit and instructions to balance
the fan.
• Turn off power from the circuit
breaker, then loosen the canopy
and check all the connections
according to the wiring diagram
on page 10.
• Check the plug connection in
the switch housing.
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