Electrical Question From Bert About Ceiling Fan Wiring
Question: I want to install a Hunter ceiling fan with light. I have 14-3 wire in the existing box.
Electrical Question about: Ceiling Fan Wiring
Received from Bert a Homeowner in Essex Jct., Vt
[ad#block]Question: I want to install a Hunter ceiling fan with light. I have 14-3 wire in the existing box.
The wiring instructions say:
connect ground to ground
connect white to white
connect black to black
connect black/white to black/white
I don’t have a black/white coming from the existing box
I have a ground, white, black and red wires.
Am I to connect the black/white coming from the fan to the red?
Everything else looks easy.
Thanks for your help!!
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