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Took ceiling fan with light down. in the ceiling there are

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took ceiling fan with light down. in the ceiling there are black and white wire together,two white wires together and one black wire. The fan has one each black,white,blue, and green. how do I connect these back?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

Hi Judy, welcome to

From your description it sounds like there is a single switch that will operate the light but the fan would have to be controlled with the pull chain .

If this is the case, connect the white from the fan to the two whites that are together, connect the black from the fan to the black & white that are together, then connect the blue from the fan to the single black.

Alternatively you could connect the black & blue from the fan together with the single black. This would control the fan & light together.

Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks, Ken

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what about the green?
Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

Green to bare ground or to metal box

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
O not understand the reply- sorry. Can I just put wire nut on it?
Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

Yes, if there is not a bare ground wire to connect it to.

Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

Just checking in Judy, did you complete the installation, everything working OK?

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