It finally got warm enough yesterday that the ceiling fan should have come on regardless of the thermostat. It is sporadic and doesn't seem to work according to the speed control. I made sure the lid was fully open so that wasn't it but it has to be more open than it did before. This happened after I cleaned it up of the stink bug carcasses last fall so I must have done something to it. I'm trying to figure out some way of putting a screen over the top side of it now that the stink bug plague makes that a needed thing. In the pic, you can see some stink bug carcasses inside the center fan housing (those dark spots). I haven't found a way to get them out.
When I move the thermostat switch, I can hear it click so I assume that means it is working. Yesterday, the fan speed switch seemed to go fastest on 2, slower on 3. I checked the fuse and it looks solid. If I could figure out what part is not working, I could get a replacement from Fantastic Fan, probably for free. I looked at the wire connections, thinking I might have dislodged something when cleaning, but hey looked good. Since moving the lid up and down seemed to make it cut out at times, I wonder if that is where the fault is.
I don't have any documentation for the fan so that isn't helping me. Any advice would be welcome but this is going up on my to do list with a high priority. The van needs a good fan as it keeps the van cool most of the time. But it is cool again so I need to wait for milder temperatures again.
The fix is here.