Red Wire for Ceiling Fan Wiring
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
The old fan was connected to a ground, a neutral, a hot, and a fourth red wire that I presume is an additional hot…
Electrical Question from Dave about Ceiling Fan Wiring
Background: Dave, a Homeowner from Madison Wisconsin
Thanks for your electrical question Dave. A red wire up in the ceiling fan junction box usually indicates that the wiring has been installed which provides separate switch for the light and a separate switch for the fan motor. If your ceiling fan does not have a light fixture, then simply cap off the red wire and attach the fan motor to the black wire.
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