Why Your Ceiling Fan Light May Not Work
I cannot get my ceiling fan light kit to work, what did I do wrong? Why Your Ceiling Fan Lights May Not Work and How to Fix Them.
Ceiling Fan Light Problem
Ceiling Fan Question: I cannot get my ceiling fan light kit to work, what did I do wrong?
- The wiring is as follows:
- Red, White, Black and Copper Ground are at the ceiling electrical box to the ceiling fan.
- The Ceiling Fan Connections:
- Black to Black, Red to Blue, White to White and Green to Ground to the fixture.
- The Light Kit (LK) has White and Black. The Light Portal from the Fan has a Blue and White wire.
- I connected the Light Kit White to the Fan White and the Light Kit Black to the Blue.
- The Light Kit light does not come on.
- The Ceiling Fan works from single switch on wall.
What am I missing?
This electrical wiring question came from: Jack, a Homeowner from Bradenton, Florida.
Thanks for your Ceiling Fan Question Jack.
Why Your Ceiling Fan Lights May Not Work
Why Your Ceiling Fan Lights May Not Work and How to Fix Them.
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- Jack, the only thing left to do is use the pull chain light switch on the light kit of the ceiling fan.
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