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I have two romex wires, two black, two and two ground wires

I have two romex wires, two black, two white and two ground wires from the ceiling. I'm trying to install a Hunter ceiling fan with light kit but it only has one white wire. I have two wall switches. What wires to connect? Previous fan had two white wires and installation was easy. I can't get both fan and light to work.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: A few days.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The light is controlled by two separate switches (3-way)

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Plugs and lights in my cottage. How many connector (wires)

plugs and lights in my cottage. How many connector (wires) can I connect to the new décor plug? It has 4 screw connectors and 4 plug type connectors I need to use 7 connections so that I don't need any marrettes in the box. Can I legally do this?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: New construction. I roughed it ion last week now I'm making my connections before connecting them to the panel.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I hasve to this pointJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I ran 3/14 to the addition to provide for two circuits. The first circuit has two duplex plugs, one ceiling fan/light combo and one outside double spot light fixture.. The second has one g/fault plug outside and one duplex plug inside. It is in the box where the 3 wire comes into the addition that I am making my connections. I have one 3/14, and three 2/14 gauge wires in a deep double box.

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I am trying to install a ceiling fan and am unsure about the

I am trying to install a ceiling fan and am unsure about the electrical connectionsJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: its an old house probably 70+ years and the wire colors don't match. I have not consulted and electrician yetJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes, I have installed many before but the difference in wire colors made be hesitateJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: colors coming from the ceiling are red, blue and a thick single encased white wire, the fan has a white, green, blue and black wire

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We just replaced 4 ceiling fans in our living room. The ones

Hi, we just replaced 4 ceiling fans in our living room. The ones we replaced were from back in the 80's. These each have 4 led lights on them.They are all connected to a wall switch which has a dimmer for the lights and then a knob switch for the fans speed. So my problem is the dimmer switch is buzzing when on and starts to get warm.So is it the switch? And no, it did not do this before.

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When I put on the ceiling fan switch the 4 lights popped and

when I put on the ceiling fan switch the 4 lights popped and shut off. I took down the fan and tested the wires. When the upper ceiling fan plate is off the ceiling the power is at the wires, Hot & neutral.I made sure all was tight. After I screw the ceiling fan plate that holds the fan into the ceiling box and put the power back on there is no power at the wires? What is causing this?

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Ing my bathroom renovation. Got most of it done, but now its

Hello,I am DIY 'ing my bathroom renovation. Got most of it done, but now its time for electrical. Would need some help with a wiring diagram from an expert.I wanted add (if possible) a 3-bulb vanity lighting and a ceiling light/exhaust fan and outlet (self test gfci) next to light switch.• Exisitng wiring in home is 2-wire blk/wht• Supply is coming from a 15amp circut breaker• I safely disconnected bathroom 2-bulb ceiling light. Ceiling Fan located in living room has no power now.Q1. Is it possible to have 2 independent light switches? One for Vanity and another for Ceiling light/ exhaust fan? Or can/should I run it on 1 light switch?Q2. Your answer dictating my previous question, how would I wire it adding a outlet?Many thanks!

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I wanted to install a ceiling fan and extra lights into the

i wanted to install a ceiling fan and extra lights into the ceiling (only 1 light present) but i don't want to connect them to the existing wiring. there's 2 empty slots in the electrical panel for additional circuit breakers, is it possible to install the above on a separate breaker and what amp rating should be usedJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: i'm assuming its the original panel, the house was built in the 80's, i was hoping to perform the job myselfJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: i'm assuming its the original panel, the house was built in the 80's, i was hoping to perform the job myselfJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: such as?

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How much would it cost to install a brand new ceiling fan in

How much would it cost to install a brand new ceiling fan in 11ft ceiling in a house? There is no fixture there so wiring/power would have to come from attic or somewhere else. I have the fan picked out so I'm looking for just the cost of wiring and installation. This is in Westchester County NY.

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I planned on replacing my ceiling fan and began by mapping

I planned on replacing my ceiling fan and began by mapping my circuit breaker to turn off the correct room. Surprisingly, NONE of the breakers turned my ceiling fan off. So, I opted to flip my main breaker and shut down power to the house.Then I got nervous and opted to NOT change my ceiling fan because I just shut off all the power to my house and I've never done that before.I flipped the main breaker back on and, following instructions on google, slowly flipped the breakers back on one at a time.And I still have no electricity. At all. For anything. Is there something else I should try or did I just do it wrong?

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