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Ceiling Fan Wires Black White Red and Green

How to Connect the Red Wire for a Ceiling Fan: I’m wiring a ceiling fan and there is a red wire and I don’t know where to connect it.


The Red Wire for a Ceiling Fan

Electrical Question: I’m wiring a ceiling fan and there is a red wire and I don’t know where to connect it.

This electrical wiring question came from: Jerry from Erie, Colorado.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Jerry.

How to Connect the Red Wire for a Ceiling Fan

ceiling fan red wire

Application: Wiring a Ceiling Fan.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best wired by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the ceiling fan.
Precaution: Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

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