How to Lubricate a Hunter Ceiling Fan

Hunter ceiling fans are known for their quality, durability, and long-lasting performance. However, like any mechanical device, they require regular maintenance to keep them running smoothly. One essential maintenance task for any ceiling fan is lubrication.

If you notice that your Hunter ceiling fan is making unusual noises, slowing down, or not working as well as it used to, it may be time to lubricate the fan. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to lubricate a Hunter ceiling fan:

Step 1: Turn off the power supply

Before you begin, make sure to turn off the power supply to the fan. This can usually be done by turning off the circuit breaker or removing the fuse. This step is essential for safety and prevents any accidental injury or damage to the fan.

Step 2: Remove the fan blades

Use a screwdriver to remove the fan blades from the motor. Make sure to keep track of the screws and blades, so you can easily reassemble the fan later.

Step 3: Clean the motor

Use a soft, damp cloth to clean the motor housing and the blades. This will remove any dirt or dust that may have accumulated on the fan.

Step 4: Lubricate the motor

Apply a few drops of lubricating oil to the bearings on the motor. You can use any type of lubricating oil that is safe for use with ceiling fans. Be careful not to over-oil the bearings, as this can cause the fan to wobble or make more noise.

How to oil a Hunter Ceiling Fan
Oiling a ceiling fan is helpful, especially if you hear a lot of noises coming from your fan like squeaky noises. These can be remedied by applying oil or lubrication to your Hunter fan.

Step 5: Reattach the blades

Once you have lubricated the motor, reattach the blades to the motor using the screws. Make sure to tighten the screws securely, but not too tight, as this can damage the fan.

Step 6: Test the fan

Turn on the power supply to the fan and test it to make sure it’s working properly. If you notice any issues, such as wobbling or unusual noises, adjust the fan until it runs smoothly.

Step 7: Repeat the process

It’s recommended to lubricate your Hunter ceiling fan every 6 to 12 months, depending on how often you use it. Regular lubrication can help prolong the life of your fan and prevent any issues from arising.

In conclusion, lubricating a Hunter ceiling fan is an important maintenance task that should be done regularly. With these simple steps, you can keep your fan running smoothly and enjoy the benefits of a well-maintained ceiling fan.

Here’s an excellent video on how to oil your Hunter Ceiling Fan:


How do I call Hunter Ceiling Fan Technical Support?

Do you need help obtaining technical support with your ceiling fan from Hunter? It is likely you may be looking for a replacement part, how to obtain support, warranty information or other details. Hunter can be reached via the phone number provided below.

Hunter ceiling fan technical support

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Although we are not the manufacturer, we would love to hear back from you about your support experience. Was it good – was it bad? How did it go? We will post any reviews or comments tothe website and attempt to answer any questions that site visitors may ask.

Hunter Ceiling Fan Builder Plus
The Builder Plus model is a pretty common, popular ceiling fan. It has an appealing look to it and is generally affordable for most homeowners. Unfortunately, ours eventually stopped working – the remote stopped communicating, and then the pullchains would no longer turn the fan on either.

In the below video, we identify that we have a Hunter Builder Plus model. It’s important that we identify what model of Hunter ceiling fan we have, before we call for technical support. When calling Hunter, we are speaking directly with the manufacturer – Hunter provides first party support for their ceiling fan models.