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Wiring a Ceiling Fan Remote Module

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install and Wire a Remote Controlled Ceiling Fan. Describing a typical remote control module and the wiring connections. I’m installing a remote control module with a ceiling fan.

Wiring Diagrams for Ceiling Fan Remote Modules

Electrical Question: I’m installing a remote control module with a ceiling fan.

This electrical wiring question came from: Otis, a Homeowner from Palm Bay, Florida.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Otis.

How to Install and Wire a Remote Controlled Ceiling Fan

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Great question Otis. What you are describing is a typical remote control module, so lets review the wiring connections:

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2 Responses to “Wiring a Ceiling Fan Remote Module”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Maxine,
    If you are referring to the DIP switch setting, the settings for the remote control transmitter and the ceiling fan receiver module must have the same address or DIP switch setting. Therefore the settings on the ceiling fan module would have to be visually identified. Most receiver modules are located inside the cover plate where the ceiling fan attaches to the ceiling electrical box.
    I hope this helps,

  2. Maxine says:

    The position grid for my remote control has been dislodged. How do I position it so that it is able to power the fan and lights again?