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Ceiling Fan Light Not Working

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Electrical Question: I don’t understand why my lights don’t work on my ceiling fan and my fan does. Can you help me?

This electrical question came from: Nikki.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Nikki

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2 Responses to “Ceiling Fan Light Not Working”
  1. Ray Florey says:

    Lights work but no fan ,from wall switch. Remote won’t do anything. Can i jump out the module in the fan and just operate the fan from the pull chain?

    • admin says:

      Ray – By passing the remote control module would depend on the exact ceiling fan make and model. If it is not working properly then I would go back and double check all the connections. Also make sure the battery in the remote control is good.
      Dave

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