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Wire Connections for a Ceiling Fan
Daniel asks: I have a red, white, black, blue and green wires in ceiling box. A black, white and green wire coming out of fixture box. What wires do i connect?
The blue wire is for the light fixture of the ceiling fan, so in this case the blue wire would attach with the black wires. This will allow you to control the ceiling fan light from the pull chain or the wall switch.
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Wiring Ceiling Fans
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Beginner to Intermediate. Electrical Tools Required:
Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester. Estimated Time:
Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the ceiling fan. Electrical Safety:
Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring. Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for ceiling fan wiring projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing additional home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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