Wiring a Ceiling Fan Remote Module
How to Install and Wire a Remote Controlled Ceiling Fan. Describing a typical remote control module and the wiring connections. I’m installing a remote control module with a ceiling fan.
Wiring Diagrams for Ceiling Fan Remote Modules
[ad#block]Electrical Question: I’m installing a remote control module with a ceiling fan.
- The remote box has black and white wire to connect to black and white to ceiling wires (of course green from fan to bare copper ground wire.
- The other side of remote box has black, white and blue (marked for light).
- The ceiling fan has black, white and black with white striped wires.
- How do I wire the remote box to the fan?
This electrical wiring question came from: Otis, a Homeowner from Palm Bay, Florida.
Thanks for your electrical question Otis.
How to Install and Wire a Remote Controlled Ceiling Fan
Great question Otis. What you are describing is a typical remote control module, so lets review the wiring connections:
- The first set of wires is for the primary power which is the black and the white wires from the home circuit.
- The other side of the remote box are the wires that are connected with the black for the ceiling fan motor, blue for the light and the white neutral.
- The ground wires are all connected together.
- For additional help just follow the links below for the wiring diagrams and instructions.
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The position grid for my remote control has been dislodged. How do I position it so that it is able to power the fan and lights again?
If you are referring to the DIP switch setting, the settings for the remote control transmitter and the ceiling fan receiver module must have the same address or DIP switch setting. Therefore the settings on the ceiling fan module would have to be visually identified. Most receiver modules are located inside the cover plate where the ceiling fan attaches to the ceiling electrical box.
I hope this helps,