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Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Replace an Old Ceiling Fan: I am replacing an old ceiling fan and need help with the wire connections.

Wiring Diagrams for Ceiling Fans and Lights

Electrical Question: I am replacing an old ceiling fan and need help with the wire connections.

I have a project where I am replacing the old ceiling fan and I made the mistake of not paying attention to how the wires had been connected on the old fan.

How do I make this connection?

This electrical wiring question came from: Doug, a Homeowner from O’Fallon, Missouri.

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

How to Replace an Old Ceiling Fan

wiring an old ceiling fan

Application: Wiring a Ceiling Fan
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
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.

Replacing an Old Ceiling Fan and Making the Wiring Connections

Doug, follow the links provided and I believe you will find the wiring diagram for your ceiling fan.

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