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I'm trying to connect a Hunter sliding ceiling fan switch,

I'm trying to connect a Hunter sliding ceiling fan switch, one sider that turns on the light and dims it , and the other slider turns on the fan and can change the fan speed. I have 3 wire plus ground at the switch from the light, with red for the light, blue, for the fan motor, white, black. the same is gpoing to the attic whedere i I just don't know how to attach jot to an existing 2 wire plies ground circuit.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: it is a new installation.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: the switch and fan are installed, but north connected to the source power, which is a 2 wire plus a ground.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: i have the 3 wire cable with Red Green White Black and ground in the attic ready to splice into an existing power source with 2 wire White black with a ground. I just don't know which colors go together from the source .

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When I can purchase replacement for Emerson fan-light

When I can purchase replacement for Emerson fan-light controller switch SWQSRR that works with SWQ-MOD receiver? I am in Arnold CA. Thank you. Grace.

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I want to install LED rope lights on the inside of my roof

I want to install LED rope lights on the inside of my roof on the outside patio. Currently these LED rope lights have a plug on the end of them. I Really want to cut off the plug and run it too a switch. I have a ceiling fan that is controlled by a switch and then I have another switch that would be controlled by the light on the ceiling fan, but the fan that is installed does not have a light attached to it. Can I use THAT switch to control my LED rope lights and what's the best way to connect the two together

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Lights flicker in livingroom and will eventually go off for

Lights flicker in livingroom and will eventually go off for a few minutes ( part of kitchen is attached to same circuit) , but then will come back on. Checked breaker when this happens and not tripped. When this first started breaker would trip, so I reset it ( the breaker for all this is a 15amp), Now this problem, is the breaker to small for modern appliances, or maybe to old. House was built in 1970 and I don't think anything has ever been changed in home. I'm a first time buyer and would appreciate any info that might help. I'm a little bit of a tomboy and like to try doing things myself Nervous Home OwnerJA: What's the brand and model number of your appliance? How old is it?Customer: 1- Panasonic 1000w microwaveJA: What are all the symptoms of the problem (error codes, flashing lights, etc.)?Customer: Several things go off light w/ceiling fan, 60" HD TV, Stereo, And microwave ovenJA: What happened just before this problem started? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: Just unplugging thingsJA: Anything else you want the electrician to know before I connect you?Customer: No, except please help

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I'm replacing a light switch for a ceiling fan and there are

I'm replacing a light switch for a ceiling fan and there are more wires than usual. 3 white wires and 3 black wires. Not sure how to hook this upJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: last nightJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I tried. Not sure what to do nextJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I'm installing a haiku wall control for a haiku fan

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I turn on the bath fan. When I turn it off, the two bath

I turn on the bath fan. When I turn it off, the two bath lights flicker on and then off. I take power supply from light switch out of the switch and the same issue: turn off bath fan and lights flicker on then off. I did not wire anything but have the pleasure of figuring it out.

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I am installing the Hunter 27182, currently there is one

I am installing the Hunter 27182, currently there is one switch the turns on the lights and I have to use a pull chain to turn the fan off/on (seems hot all the time regardless of the switch position)JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: 10 yrs, just bought the hunter 27182 and want to install it, not sure which wire goes to what..The switch has a red, black and ground (this is the switch I will be replacing) there are whites tied off and blacks tied off in the wall.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yaJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: nope, just want the fan light control to work with the at the wall and NOT using any chains

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Trying to wire a broan QTXE110FLT with a 77DW switch and

Trying to wire a broan QTXE110FLT with a 77DW switch and cannot seem to get the wiring straight. Can you help? Barry WyckoffJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: Stuff is brand new. A contractor with normal electrical experience is trying to install.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: We are working on it now.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Have the diagram that came with the switch and the one that came with the fan, but they don't seem to match.

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Installing a ceiling fan and my house has two sets of wires

Installing a ceiling fan and my house has two sets of wires for two switches. Both of these have red, black, white and bare. Ceiling fan has blue, black, white and green.JA: What's the brand and model number of your appliance? How old is it?Customer: Hampton Bay 52" HaywardJA: What are all the symptoms of the problem (error codes, flashing lights, etc.)?Customer: it's not connectedJA: What happened just before this problem started? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: is this a computer?JA: Anything else you want the electrician to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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