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I am having difficulty installing a Cooper 274V-BOX. I want to wire a ceiling fan to it and have a receptacle with it to plug items into. How do I do this?

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[ad#block]Question: I am having difficulty installing a Cooper 274V-BOX. I want to wire a ceiling fan to it and have a receptacle with it to plug items into. How do I do this? I have tried, but cannot get it right.The top is a switch with a pilot light and the bottom is a receptacle. Thanks for your help.

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Thanks for your electrical question Alonzo.

The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:

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