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Im removing a ceiling fan and replacing this with a standard

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I'm removing a ceiling fan and replacing this with a standard light fixture. The problem is there is a ground wire, white, black, and red wire. The red wire was wired to the blue wire in the fan. The new fixture only has a ground, black and white wire. What do I do with the red wire?
Submitted: 6 years ago via HomeTips.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  MASTER-TECH replied 6 years ago.

Do you have two switches on either side of the room for turning on the light?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
This is a new house but I believe there are two switches that ran this fan in the same receptacle.
Expert:  MASTER-TECH replied 6 years ago.

These switches are side by side?

Expert:  MASTER-TECH replied 6 years ago.
If those are the only two switches for that fixture then use a wire nut to cap off the red wire. As long as you do not have a three way switch set up you should be good. A three way set up is two switches on either side of the room that turn on one light.
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