My ceiling fan has a remote. But for the past couple of days the lights have been turning on and off by themselves, even while the remote is in clear view and nothing is touching it. When that happens, I have to get up and manually reset the fan by using the wall switch (turns off and on) then the power would come back on. Or, you might have another brand of ceiling fan that is doing this. The problem only affects all the wall plugs; the ceiling lights all stay on. Only the electricity on some of the breakers goes out. From the lazy-but-totally-awesome files: Here are two solutions for making your fan automatically turn on once the air reaches a certain temperature, so you don’t have to move a muscle. Then it will turn on by itself sometime later. Is your ceiling fan turning on and off on its own, even when you’re not in the room? Is your Hampton Bay ceiling fan turning on and off by itself? 1 Posts . For no obvious reason sometimes the light will turn on/off by itself. When installed the wall swithch was a dimmer switch but the fan hummed so I changed the wall switch to a regular on/off switch, which stopped the humming. Low, med and high No lights connected For the last week it has been turning itself on to high randomly every few hours. Troubleshooting a Hunter Ceiling Fan. Also sometimes the fan will go from low to high by itself. The outlets all work and I have turned the breaker off and on but it doesn't resolve the issue. When it goes off I turn the switch on and off and it doesn't do anything. It worked fine until recently when the fan's power would turns off completely by itself (all lights and fan shut down). the electric goes off and back on by itself without tripping the breakers. I changed the battery in the remote but problem still persists. Hunter ceiling fans are known and trusted worldwide for their reliability. I just hooked up a new ceiling fan but when I turn it on the lights go after just one minute. 3 - The fan or light functions on its own accord which means it turns itself on randomly. 3 levels. If two or more ceiling fans have the same frequency they can be controlled by either fan’s remote, which can have a range of 40 to 50 feet. Hello, So I've come to a strange predicament with a Harbor Breeze Springfield ceiling fan that was installed approximately 2.5 years ago. Most ceiling fan remote controls come with the factory set frequency. Installed Hampton Bay Redington 3 ceiling fan/light. Possible cause is that it is usually the remote control receiver has interference from another source which may require receiver and handset settings to be changes. Ceiling fan light turning off by itself. No one using other fans in the house. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jul 12, 2012. In the ceiling was a really thick white wire and a red wire. And they don't all turn on at the same time, or off. No new electricals with remotes in the house. On the rare occasion there is a problem it can come as a bit of a shock especially as it usually happens after a period of non-use through the winter once the weather starts to warm up. Any ideas? I have installed a remote controlled for my ceiling fan a few months ago. Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I am having an issue with a ceiling fan and light turning off randomly. we replaced some of the breakers, but problem still continues. We have had five Hampton Bay ceiling fans in our home for about 6 years, and have never had any them do anything out of the ordinary. I am not sure if the wife's could be connected wrong or not? This can be happening because of the frequency on your fan is set to the same frequency as someone else’s close to your home. Don’t call the Ghost Busters just yet. Week it has been turning itself on to high randomly every few hours in the remote but still. 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