In my living room, I have a pair of Hunter ceiling fans which I
believe are in their "Summer Breeze" line (item #25517). I have had
them for about 6 years, during which time they have received
relatively light usage, and they have always worked fine. Recently,
however, I noticed that one of the fans is noticeably slower than the
other on the highest setting [I never use any setting other than the
This really bothers me to the point where I would be willing to buy a
replacement pair of fans if it weren't for the fact that these fans
are going to be a MAJOR hassle to take down and replace.
So I would MUCH prefer to fix the slow fan to match the speed of the
How should I go about boosting the rotational speed of the slower fan?
Should I open up the housing and oil some part of the mechanism? Do
I need to clean some electrical contacts somewhere?
Any advice at all that anyone can offer on how to best proceed is much