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How Do I Wire a Remote Control Ceiling Fan?

How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.

Remote Control Ceiling Fan
Electrical Question: We just bought a new Remote Controlled Hampton Bay Ceiling fan for a bedroom we just had rewired.

Thanks!!

Additional Comments: Loved it!!
Background: Jacon, a Homeowner from Columbus Ohio

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

How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for 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.

A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor, Here’s How:

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