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|Years ago I found a Westinghouse 16SD4 on the side of the road (someone put it out next to their trash can), so I snagged it, cleaned it up, and have been using it ever since. I don't remember when it developed this issue, but when in operation it doesn't maintain a consistent speed. It will randomly speed up for a while, then slow back down, and sometimes it gets so slow that the blades nearly stop. Does this sound like a problem with the speed coil? If so, is this something that can be repaired or replaced? Or, is it possible to run a new power cord and a ceiling fan speed controller directly to the motor? I'm a light sleeper, so I run this fan at night for the white noise it generates as well as for the air it moves. I'd love to be able to get it to run at a consistent speed again, as the speeding up and slowing down tends to wake me up.