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Electrical Question from Travis about Ceiling Fan Wiring


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Question: Have only two wires out of ceiling . Ceiling fan and light have two black,one white,one green. What to do with hooking up.

Electrical Question from Travis about Ceiling Fan Wiring

Received from Travis a Handyman in Granbury Texas

Question: Have only two wires out of ceiling . Ceiling fan and light have two black,one white,one green. What to do with hooking up.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question.
Hey Travis, how are you?
Typically there is a black wire for the fan motor and a blue wire for the light. The white neutral wire is shared for both and the ground connects through if provided with your home system. Most likely your two black wires are the same as described above.

Enjoy and be ye Cool!

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