Try This If Your New Ceiling Fan Does Not Work
This one simple mistake can prevent your new ceiling fan from working, here’s what to check
Ceiling Fan Switches and Wiring
Ceiling Fan Question: I am working with a new ceiling fan. Pretty simple wiring. Black,white and ground from ceiling. Black,white,blue green from fan. Wall switch has a light switch and dimmer switch for fan. Old fan worked fine. After connecting wires, no power to fan. Troubleshooting by directions hasn’t worked. Looking for advice
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Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switch Checklist
One simple mistake can prevent your new ceiling fan from working, here’s what to check
- Most ceiling fans have pull chain switches that control the light and fan motor separately so make sure the pull chain switches are in the right control position.
- Theses pull chain switches are placed in the circuit position which will prevent any other switch or remote control from operating. Often the pull chain switches will have more than one setting, such is the case with the fan speeds which are commonly high, medium, low and off.
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