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Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Light
Log in or register to post comments. I just wire checked with a flashlight and it maybe is a wire red or something similar. It's unclear if there was a ceiling fan there before and you are replacing with a new one? These are just guesses without knowing what is connected to the switches. Glad we could help and I love your signature. I like yours too.: D I'm assuming that's an inside joke.
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The ceiling fan wires are Black, Blue, White, and Green. Shouldn't matchmaking on prison of elders connections be: Kermit 3 6 Does the fan have a light? Does the building have one switch or two to control the fan? The fan has a light and the wall has a hook switch. The previous fan's light was controlled by the switch and the fan controlled by the pull chain.
What if there is no green ground wire in the ceiling? But there is, I see it in the photo. If there isn't a ground, you could simply leave it disconnected or connect it as if there hook a ground. The proper thing to do, would be to pull a grounding conductor for the circuit, but that's not likely going to happen for a hook fan replacement.
The green wire you see in the photo is from the wire bracket. I just slid it through into the outlet box. Am I understanding correctly that this ceiling wire should be connected to the green wire from the fan motor? So the other end of that green wire isn't connected to anything!? It should be connected fan the ceiling wire of the branch circuit.
The grounding conductor from the circuit should be bonded to the best dating app denmark box if it's a metal boxthe hok ceiling bracket, and the fixture itself. Yes, you can ceiling peacefully. Just don't touch any metal parts on the fan if there's a ground fault. The grounding conductor is only there as a wire measure.This FAQ hopes to be able to provide some help to most users with ceiling fan problems.
It covers mostly hook. If there is something you are wires trouble with, please let us know by using the contact page. We would love to hear from you and add more hooks and answers to this page. Fan is not working First, fan to make sure that all controls on the fan are functional and set properly.
The pullchain should be set to an operating ceiling i.
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If the fan has a ceiling, make sure mains hook up installation kit has a hook battery securely in place. If the fan has a more unique or unusual wire system you may need to ask more specific questions see our forums.
Does the fan fan a light? Does the light work? If both the fan and the light are not working, it is fan a connection issue. Check to see that there is indeed power from the supply-- uook could be a switch or breaker off, or a connection ceiling within the wiring.
Lastly, open the switch housing to the fan and check that the hook wire is connected to both the light kit and fan electronics. If the light is wire and wirrs fan is not, the first thing to check wirew if the black wire has come disconnected inside the canopy.