Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide

Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide & troubleshooting

Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 1Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan

Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 2READ and SAVE These Instructions

WARNING

  •  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.
  •  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.
  • To reduce the risk of electric shock, this fan must be installed with an isolating wall control/switch.
  • 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.

Caution

  •  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.
  •  Use only Hunter replacement parts.

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 designed 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.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Caution: modifications not approved by the party responsible for compliance could void user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1.  This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Here are the tools you’ll need to complete your installationHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 3

Here is what comes in your box

We recommend that you pull everything out of the box and lay it out. We have grouped the drawn components below with the hardware you’ll need for those parts. The screws below are drawn to scale to make it easier to identify what piece of hardware is needed to install each component.

Hunter Pro Tip

Do not discard the hardware bags or mix parts from different bags. Make note of the symbol printed on each hardware bag. The symbols can be used to identify the appropriate hardware for each step.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 4Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 5

Choosing the Right Installation Location

You probably bought this fan with a location in mind. Let’s check below to make sure it is a good fit.

Check the room dimensionsHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 6

Check the outlet boxHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 7

You must be able to secure the fan to building structure or fan-rated outlet box.

Checking the Ceiling Angle

Standard MountingHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 8If you have a flat ceiling
Hang your fan by a standard downrod. Some fans come with a shorter downrod for a Low Profile installation.

If you have an angled or vaulted ceilingHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 9

 

  1. You will need a longer downrod. (sold separately at HunterFan.com)
  2. If your ceiling angle is greater than 34°, you will also need an Angled Mounting Kit. (Sold separately at HunterFan.com)

Angled Mounting

A little more information on Angled Mounting
For optimum performance and appearance, a longer downrod should be used with your Hunter ceiling fan when installing on high or angled ceiling. If your ceiling is angled greater than 34° you will also need an Angled Mounting Kit. Longer downrods and the Angled Mounting Kit are sold separately at HunterFan.com.

Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 10Hunter Pro Tip

Determining if you need an Angled Mounting Kit
Fold on the dotted line. Place against edge againts the wall. Slide towards the ceiling. If the guide touches the wall but not the ceiling, you need an angled mounting kit.

Installing the Ceiling Bracket

You have two options for installation. Pick which one works best for your location. Remove any existing bracket prior to installation. Only use the provided Hunter ceiling bracket that came in your fan’s box.

Do this first!Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 11

Hunter Pro Tip

The machine screws are the ones that came with your outlet box.

WARNING

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.

  1. Machine ScrewsHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 12
    Use machine screws (provided with outlet box) and washers when securing to existing ceiling fan-rated outlet box. Make sure it is securely installed and is acceptable for fan support of 31.8 kg (70 lbs) or less.
  2. Wood ScrewsHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 13Use wood screws and washers (included) when securing to support structure with approved electrical outlet box. Drill 9/64” pilot holes in support structure to aid in securing ceiling bracket with hardware found in the hardware bag.

MOUNTING TIP

For angled ceilings, point opening toward peak.

Installing the Downrod

Follow below if you are using the downrod that came pre-assembled in your box. Need to install a longer or shorter downrod? Check out the guide at the end of this manual.

  1. Remove the pre-installed setscrew so that the downrod can be inserted.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 14
  2. Pass all wires to one side of horizontal bar in downrod assembly. Hand tighten the downrod (at least 4–5 full turns) until it stops. Trim the wires coming from the fan so that 8-inches remain coming from the top of the downrod.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 15
  3. Tighten the setscrew with pliers. DO NOT HAND TIGHTEN. Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 16

WARNING

FAN FALL HAZARD
To prevent SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH:

  • ALWAYS tighten setscrew with pliers.
  • DO NOT hand tighten setscrew.
  • CHECK the setscrew is tight using pliers each time you change fan direction.

Hanging the FanHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 17

Progress Check
Your fan should look like this.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 18

Wiring the Fan

We know wiring is hard. Let’s make it easier.
Follow these steps to get your fan wired quickly and safely. Follow the route below that best matches your wall switch setup. If you are unfamiliar with wiring or uncomfortable doing it yourself, please contact a qualifi ed electrician.

Hunter Pro Tip

Here is how to connect the wiresHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 19
Push the bare metal ends of the wires together and slide a wire nut over them. Then, twist the wire nut clockwise until tight. Give it a gentle pull to make sure none of the wires are loose.

You are going to need these:
4 Wire Nuts (these are in the bag)Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 20

  1. Connect the white (grounded) wire from the ceiling to the white wire from the fan.
  2. Connect the black wire (ungrounded) from the ceiling to the black and the blue wires from the fan.
  3. Connect the three grounding wires (green, green/yellow stripe, or bare copper) coming from the ceiling, downrod, and hanging bracket.

Hunter Pro Tip

Have extra wiring?
Turn the wires 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. Make sure that the wires are still attached to the wire nuts.

WARNING

The ceiling fan must be grounded. If the ground wire for the installation site is not present, immediately STOP installation and consult a qualifi ed electrician.All wiring must be in accordance with national and local electrical codes ANSI/NFPA 70. If you are unfamiliar with wiring or in doubt, consult a qualifi ed electrician.

Have dual switches?Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 21Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 22
Follow these steps

  1. Connect the white (grounded) wire from the ceiling to the white wire from the fan.
  2. Connect the black (ungrounded) wire from the ceiling to the black wire from the fan.
  3. Connect the second ungrounded (light) wire from the ceiling to the blue wire from the fan.
  4. Connect the three grounding wires (green, green/yellow stripe, or bare copper) coming from the ceiling, downrod, and hanging bracket.

Installing the CanopyHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 23

Installing the Blades

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IMPORTANT

NOTE: Follow the instructions on the blade. Installing it incorrectly could result in your fan not functioning.

Repeat xHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 25

Lightly attach the blade arms to the motor with the blade arm screws, then securely tighten after both screws are attached.

Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 26

Assembling the Light

  1. Screw light kit screws from the hardware bag halfway into the motor housing. It does not matter which two screw holes holes choose.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 27
  2. Feed the wire plug through the center hole of the upper switch housing, then wrap keyhole slots around the sCrews and twist counterclockwise.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 28
  3. Insert a third screw, found in the hardware bag, into place and then tighten ll three screws.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 29
  4. Connect the plugs from the upper and lower switch housings. Make sure to line up the colored markings on the connectors.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 30
  5. Lift the lower switch housing up until its screw holes are aligned with the screw holes in the upper switch housing.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 31
  6. Install the three switch housing screws found in the hardware bag.Hunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 32

WARNING

FAN FALL HAZARD
Make sure all three screws are tight to secure the lower switch housing to the upper switch housing

Installing the Bulbs and GlassHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 33Hunter Pro Tip

Want to install your fan without a light kit?
Go to www.HunterFan.com/FAQs and click “How do I install my fan without the light kit?”

Note

Fan style may vary.

WARNING

GLASS FALL HAZARD
To prevent SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH, make sure that glass is properly secured.

Installing the Pull ChainsHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 34

Reversing the FanHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 35

Troubleshooting

Fan Doesn’t Work

  • Make sure power switch is on.
  • 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.
  • Check the plug connection in the switch housing.

Excessive Wobbling

  • Make sure the blades are properly installed on the blade iron posts.
  • 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.

Noisy Operation

  • Make sure the blades are properly installed.
  • Check to see if any of the blades are cracked. If so, replace all of the blades.

Hunter Pro Tip:

Cleaning the Fan
Use soft brushes or cloths to prevent scratching. Cleaning products may damage the finishes.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Hunter Fan Company grants this limited warranty to the original purchaser of this Hunter ceiling fan. This document can be found at www.HunterFan.com.
Thank you for choosing Hunter!
How Can Warranty Service Be Obtained?
Proof of purchase is required when requesting warranty service. The original purchaser must present a sales receipt or other document that establishes proof of purchase. Hunter, at its sole discretion, may accept a gift receipt. To obtain service, contact Hunter Fan Company online or by phone.
www.HunterFan.com/Support/Contact-Us/
1-888-830-1326
Please do not ship your fan or any fan parts to Hunter. Delivery will be refused.
What Does This Warranty Cover?
Motor — Limited Lifetime Warranty
If any part of your ceiling fan motor fails during your ownership of the fan due to a defect in material or workmanship, as determined solely by Hunter, Hunter will provide you with a replacement fan free of charge.* The foregoing limited warranty applies only to the motor itself and does not apply to electronic controls – such as remote control transmitters, remote control receivers, or capacitors – used in conjunction with the motor. Such electronic control items are included in the one-year limited warranty below.
Other — One-Year Limited Warranty
Except as otherwise indicated throughout this warranty, if any part of your Hunter ceiling fan fails at any time within one year of the date of purchase due to a defect in material or workmanship, as determined solely by Hunter, Hunter will provide a replacement part free of charge.*
Light Kits — Warranty May Vary
Light kits are included in the one-year limited warranty. However, you may qualify for additional warranty coverage if your fan includes one of the following:

LED Light Kits — Three-Year Limited Warranty
If your LED light kit module (not including glass components) or LED bulb fails at any time within three years of the date of purchase due to a defect in material or workmanship, as determined solely by Hunter, Hunter will provide a replacement part free of charge.*

* If no replacement product/part can be provided for your fan, we will provide a comparable or superior replacement product/part at the sole discretion of Hunter.
What Does This Warranty NOT Cover?
Labor Excluded. This warranty does not cover any costs or fees associated with the labor (including electrician’s fees) required to install, remove, or replace a fan or any fan parts. There is no warranty for light bulbs (except where otherwise noted); remote control batteries; fans purchased or installed outside the United States; fans owned by someone other than the original purchaser; fans for which proof of purchase has not been established; fans purchased from an unauthorized dealer; ordinary wear and tear; minor cosmetic blemishes; refurbished fans; and fans that are damaged due to any
of the following: improper installation, misuse, abuse, improper care, failure to follow Hunter instructions, accidental damage caused by the fan owner or related parties, modifications to the fan, improper or incorrectly performed maintenance or repair, improper voltage supply or power surge, use of improper parts or accessories, failure to provide maintenance to the fan, or acts of God (e.g. flood).
ORIGINAL PURCHASER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR A CLAIM OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT SHALL BE THE REMEDIES SET FORTH HEREIN. HUNTER FAN COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, DUE TO PRODUCT FAILURE, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE. Some States do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD OF COVERAGE OF THE APPLICABLE LIMITED WARRANTIES SET FORTH ABOVE. Some States do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
How Does State Law Affect Warranty Coverage?
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

Downrod

If you need a different downrod length follow these stepsHunter 51364 River Ridge 52 Inch Home Ceiling Fan Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 36

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