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Old 05-15-2009, 02:40 AM   #1
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I have a ceiling fan in my bedroom it is the kind that has the light on the bottom of it. I took it down didn't pay attention to how it was wired. So can one of you guys tell me how to wire it back up. Here is what i'm working with.

Coming out of ceiliing. 3 wires white,black,green. Coming out of fan. White,red,black. Black and red are twisted together. So can one of you please to me what goes where. Thanks.
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:17 AM   #2
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There are many options depending on where the power is coming from and what you have for switching, or no switching.

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The fan has 4 conductors the red and black are the ungrounded or hot wires to feed the light and fan and they are twisted together as I assume you have one switch and control the lights and fans from the pull chains on the fan. these will go th the black wire coming from the box. The white wire is the neutral and connects to the white wire in the fan. The green is the ground and should connect to the box if it is metal and to a green screw probably located on the fan mounting somewhere. Hope this helps.
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The fan has 4 conductors the red and black are the ungrounded or hot wires to feed the light and fan and they are twisted together as I assume you have one switch and control the lights and fans from the pull chains on the fan. these will go th the black wire coming from the box. The white wire is the neutral and connects to the white wire in the fan. The green is the ground and should connect to the box if it is metal and to a green screw probably located on the fan mounting somewhere. Hope this helps.
Or make sure the fan is in the on position hold it up to the box and keep touching the wires until the fan spins
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Or make sure the fan is in the on position hold it up to the box and keep touching the wires until the fan spins
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As naptown said...The Red is the "Power in" for the Light and the Black is the "Power in" for the fan itself.


Wire as follows..........


White to White (Neutral)

Red and Black (twisted) to Black (Hot)

Green to Green (Ground)





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Thanks. I begining to say F it. If you guys didn't post back. Point being i have to lamps in my bedroom.
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I was going to ask MD but i was affraid he would hurt himself. Falling out of his chair laughing so hard because i couldn't figure out how to hook it back up.

Ps i got it hooked back up. It was kind of a s.o.b. I'm standing on the bed with the fan resting on my shoulder and trying to get the electrical twist nuts on the rite wires.
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sorry forgot to tell you that almost all fans have the ability to be hung from a bracket and then the wires hook up.
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sorry forgot to tell you that almost all fans have the ability to be hung from a bracket and then the wires hook up.


What????????????
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Sort of a Given, No Brainer, Mulligan........
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Sort of a Given, No Brainer, Mulligan........
did you read how he hung the fan? read it again LOL
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did you read how he hung the fan? read it again LOL

Again............???????????

A bit of intoxication on yer part????

He did not hang it! He took it down and then re hung it.
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Ps i got it hooked back up. It was kind of a s.o.b. I'm standing on the bed with the fan resting on my shoulder and trying to get the electrical twist nuts on the rite wires.
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Ahhhhhh!


.Musta missed that post................


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sorry forgot to tell you that almost all fans have the ability to be hung from a bracket and then the wires hook up.
I wish i would have investigated that alittle further. That fan is kind of heavy resting on my shoulder and trying to make sure it didn't fall off. Also i only had so much room because of the length of the wires.

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