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I installed a remote controlled ceiling fan several years ago. It worked great until recently, now the light and the fan will not turn on: Common Problems with Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls.

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[ad#block]Electrical Question: I installed a remote controlled ceiling fan several years ago. It worked great until recently, now the light and the fan will not turn on.

This electrical wiring question came from: Scott, from Alpharetta, Georgia.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Scott.

Ceiling Fan Control Problems and How to Fix Them

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Application: Repairing a Ceiling Fan Problem.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
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 the access to the ceiling fan.
Precaution: Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

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