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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

This electrical question came from: Mike, from Palm harbor, Florida

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Mike

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