How do i reverse the direction of my ceiling fan??

Changing the terminals of the motor will not help!

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Do you mean a paddle fan, exhaust fan, or a whole house fan?
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To get definitive help, more information is required. A simple, possibly non-applicable answer is that connection to ONE of TWO EXISTING windings needs to be reversed.
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** Think laterally ....
Reverse the pitch of the blades.
..... Phil
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On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:47:38 +1100, "Phil Allison"

Also, do not ALL ceiling fans work in both directions out of the box?
They are usually through-shaft motors, so if the shaft diameters are the same and their lengths are the same, he could just flip the motor too. :-)
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

Most ceiling fans have switches that allow you to change the direction.
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I mean the 'House ' fan!!
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wrote:

Remove the wiring plate on the motor and there will be two leads that have to come off and be swapped. (Not the power leads.)
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