Hunter 54018 Use and Care Manual

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Table of Contents
Tools Needed
Mounting Options
Ceiling Bracket
30 inches
Preparation
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Downrod
Switch Housing
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Troubleshooting
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Operation,Maintenance
& Cleaning
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Canopy
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Blades
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Wiring
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Save your receipt for proof of purchase.
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Ladder
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7 feet
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We are proud of our work and
appreciate the opportunity to
supply you with the best ceiling fan
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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
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Read and Save These Instructions
This product conforms to UL Standard 507.
If you are unfamiliar
with wiring, use a
qualified electrician.
WARNINGS
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.
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
You may need a
friend to help you.
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
Assess ceiling angle
Assess location
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Standard Downrod
2
Shorter Downrod
for ceilings 8-10 feet high
for fans installed close to ceiling
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.
w.3 - To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or motor damage,
use only Hunter Speed Controls.
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.
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.
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Longer Downrod
for ceilings 10 feet or higher
Select a downrod length
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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
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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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Screwdrivers
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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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1
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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ON
SITUAT
I
1
ON
SITUAT
I
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.
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Ceiling Bracket
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For angled ceilings, point
opening toward peak.
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 bumpers are
still attached.
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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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.
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Preparation
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KEEP
DISC
D
AR
If you are installing multiple remote-controlled
fans on the same circuit breaker,
you may need to perform a few extra steps to
prevent interference or faulty operation of your
remote controls.
Go to www.HunterFan.com/FAQs and click
“How do I properly install multiple remotecontrolled fans?” for more information.
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
1
2
4
Sold Separately
Slide
3
10
9
8
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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STRIP
CUT
Downrod (continued)
!
KEEP
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
Note: To connect the
wires, hold the bare
metal leads together and
place a wire connector
over them, then twist
clockwise until tight.
OM CEILING
FR
T
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AC
FRO
white
FR
M FA N
OM FAN
FR
OM
white
ING BR
white (grounded)
Using the orange wire
connectors from
the
hardware bag,
connect the black wire
(ungrounded) from
the ceiling to the black
wire from the receiver.
Connect the white
wire (grounded) from
the ceiling to both the
white wire from the
receiver and the white
wire from the fan.
black
CEIL
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OM CEILING
FR
black
(ungrounded)
M
blue
green/yellow
stripe
O
FR
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.
blue
green/yellow stripe
black
Using the orange
wire connectors
from the remote
control hardware
bag, connect the blue
wire from the receiver
to the blue wire (or
possibly black with
white stripe wire) from
the fan. Connect the
yellow wire from the
receiver to the black
wire from the fan.
RECEIV
ER
OM
FR
yellow
green/yellow
stripe (grounding)
OM FAN
FR
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RECEIV
ER
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.
Insert grommets found in the
hardware
bag into the holes in the blades, then
secure each blade to a blade iron with
screws found in the
hardware bag.
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 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
the
hardware bag, into place and
then tighten all three 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)
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CONGRA
T
YOU’REUALTIONS!
DONE!
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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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 switch housing falling.
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High
Medium
Low
Fan Off
Battery
Door
High
Fan Off
Phillips
Head
Screw
To access the battery compartment,
remove the small Phillips head screw
that secures the battery door to the
transmitter assembly. The battery
should be installed with the positive
(+) side up. Replace with a CR2032
battery when necessary.
Turn Power
ON
Note: The remote must be paired
before the fan will operate.
Within 3 minutes of restoring power
to the fan, press both the Fan Off
button and the High button for at
least 4 seconds. Your fan will turn on
low to indicate successful syncing.
If it does not, turn off power to your
fan, wait 1 minute then try again. If
using the transmitter with multiple
fans, repeat this process for each fan.
The Fan Off button only turns the
fan off. To turn the fan on, press one
of the fan speed buttons.
ooo
High
oo
Medium
o
Low
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To install the transmitter cradle,
remove the two screws holding
your switch cover plate. Do not
remove the cover plate. Orient
the cradle by lining up the two
mounting holes with those on the
cover plate. Insert and tighten the
screws. Do not over tighten.
If you are installing multiple remote-controlled fans on the same
circuit breaker, go to www.HunterFan.com/FAQs and click “How do I
properly install multiple remote-controlled fans?” for more information.
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Operation, Maintenance, & Cleaning (continued)
Hunter fans have the power to cut your cooling costs up
to 40%.
Beat the High Cost of Cooling
The air movement created by a Hunter ceiling fan
lets you set your thermostat higher and still stay
comfortable. Every degree you raise the thermostat
saves up to 7% on energy costs. So, you can cut back on
expensive air conditioning ... and save up to 40%* on
cooling. In winter, your Hunter fan recirculates warm air
and saves up to 10%* on heating bills.
* On average at low speed settings. Your savings may
vary based on climate, building type and thermostat
setting.
Save Energy and Money While Protecting
the Environment
Congratulations! You’re saving energy and money while
protecting the environment by purchasing this ENERGY
STAR qualified Hunter ceiling fan! With this purchase, you
are doing your part to protect the environment.
Your new ceiling fan has earned the ENERGY STAR label
because it meets high energy efficiency specifications
set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fans save energy because
they have more efficient fan motors and air delivery due
to more aerodynamic blade configurations. Ceiling fan
models bearing the ENERGY STAR label move air 14 20% more efficiently than typical ceiling fan models.
For more information on ENERGY STAR visit
www.energystar.gov.
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Reverse
Switch
To switch the direction of air flow, move
the reverse switch to the opposite
position. You will need to remove the
light kit glass to do so.
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For 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.
• Turn off power from the circuit
breaker, then loosen the canopy
and check all the connections
according to the wiring diagram
on page 10.
• Make sure the battery is working.
• Check the plug connection in the
switch housing.
• 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.
If you have multiple remotes or
multiple remote-controlled fans
installed on the same circuit
breaker and you are experiencing
interference or faulty operation of
your remote controls, please go to
www.HunterFan.com/FAQs
and click “How do I properly install
multiple remote-controlled fans?”
for information on how to correct
this issue.
• Use the provided balancing
kit and instructions to balance
the fan.
Remote control of fan is erratic
• Make sure the battery is
installed correctly.
• Install a fresh battery.
Transmitter only works when held
at close range
• Change battery.
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