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You have a "3 way" switching set-up here
i am assuming you have done some wire testing, you mentioned having a hot at the fan box..
this fan, it came with a receiver and a remote? or is this a wall mount switch replacement? As long as you can ensure that the new remote is wired with a constant hot wire to the LINE side and a sure connection to the LOAD wire that would run to the fan/light, this should work. You wont need the "extra" wire in this situation
what model remote/receiver fan combo you got? ie model #?
yes, if your goal is to get that hot to the reciever in the fan box..this will bypass the switch
once you have that constant at the new switch (receiver) it will now only work via remote
dont lose it ;)
its not removable?
ah, well yes, you will have an extra wire..this will be the unused "traveler" in the original 3 way.
so you are bypassing both switches in the 3 way? It sounds like you are just hard wiring the whole way to the receiver.
I assume you are covering the one switch-box with a blank cover, the one without the remote switch..
or are you keeping the old 3 way switch? anyway, i hope this information was helpful :)
awesome. I hope you have a great evening!
yep, a black red pair and (most likely) a black feed in.
the feed in could be red blue and even white...but you will have a hot wire
sounds pretty good to me :)
I think you will have success..
Yep, thats fine! Let me know how it goes.
if you get it working its sounds like a good deal. but if you are gonna put a battery in a switch why not make it removable? some of these manufactures live in alternate universes
you have a good evening too, and be safe.
ha its all good, just to verify. you said there are only one set of black red white and ground in the second box
that is 4 wires only..
yeah, thats what i was thinking when you mentioned only 4 wires the the second box.
well this is super easy, the "hot wire" and the "load wire" are all in box #1
whatever black wire goes to the fan box must splice with the black constant hot wire. All 4 wires associated with the second switch can be removed and capped in box #1
I updated the drawing to reflect what we need, i didnt remove the wires from the switch, i just highlighted the "hot to the fan" connection.
that yellow square i added is actually a wire nut..
as long as it is rated for the wire and will do the job. are you talking about the "stab" or "push in" type?
it will work
as long as it grabs and securely holds the wires it should be good
How is the fan working boss?
I would double check the connections in the fan, especially if there is a receiver module that can be moved around within the fans electrical housing..sometimes the antennae needs to be adjusted, no joke
oh wow, i had a fan doing that cutting on and off after a minute.. i adjusted the antennae and it worked.. i hope i have been helpful :) If you could take a moment to rate me i would appreciate it, this is how my company knows i did my best to help :)
If you can get a model # ***** the fan i can look up the manual..if its coming on then cutting off its most likely a programming issue..second most likely scenario is a loose wire someplace.
Yep im here all day take your time :)
by "cycling power" does the fan switch speeds and reverse on its own with the lights dimming or turning on and off? Could be a "demonstration mode" in the programming. This manual shows everything. From wiring the fan unit and receiver to the switch and has programming instructions. These switches are really advanced controls..you can program it to do a lot of different things. Also, I would check the batteries in the switch...they may be going.. and lastly the receiver...it could be that part..they go bad quite frequently apparently.
that's the receiver
actually i think thats the whole "kit" with switch..
thats the manufactures owners manual..