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Kevin
Kevin, Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
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Experience:  15 yrs field experience with 11 yrs as self-employed contractor specializing in home repair\upgrades
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Kevin, I forgot to ask, when I get the other remote, where

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Kevin, I forgot to ask, when I get the other remote, where does the black/white wire from the ceiling fan go to?

Kevin :

How many total wires do you have coming out of the ceiling and what colors?

Kevin :

You should have 1 each, black red white, and bare ground

Customer:

Black, white, red, and green, but my house is to old to have a ground.

Kevin :

if you have a green coming out of the ceiling, that is your ground

Customer:

The power, the black and white were already running down to the switch and I ran a 14/3 from the switch up to the fan.

Kevin :

Ok. So you will cap off the red coming out of the ceiling. It will be unused

Kevin :

the black and white are the power into the remote unit

Kevin :

coming out of the remote unit, the white goes to the white on the fan

Kevin :

the one marked "to light" goes to the black on the fan with a stripe

Kevin :

the one marked "to fan" goes to the solid black on the fan

Customer:

and black to black

Customer:

ok, sounds good.

Customer:

Thanks again.

Kevin :

Thank you!!

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