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Just bought a house with Hampton bay Crome ceiling fan with

Just bought a house with Hampton bay Crome ceiling fan with a light. It was working when realtor showed home. 3weeks later it wasn't working. Changed batteries. Light works via switch on wall but the remote not working

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I just installed two Prisian II 54" model # 670-760 three

Hi: I just installed two Prisian II 54" model # ***** three speed fans. These are with remote controllers, one of the units will only run at low 2150 rpm and medium 3450 rpm, the high 5500 rpm will not come on. What should I look for and do to get it working properly? Thank you, Jim

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Kevin

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I changed out an old ceiling fan/light and replaced it with

I changed out an old ceiling fan/light and replaced it with a new one. I tried to replace the wall switch which operated the light with one that operated both the light and the fan (I have used the in the bedrooms with no problem); however this one was a 3 way switch and it did not work so I tried to reconnect the existing switch and it still does not operate the light (and it dd on the old fan). In one box there is the 3 way switch and a switch that operates the outside light and on the other wall in there is just the 3 way switch. In the box with the two switches there are two red wires and one white wire that connect to the 3 way switch (one of the red wires is hot); on the other wall there is a black (hot), red and white wire. How do I reconnect the switches to get them to turn the light on and off. There is power to the fan/light directly from the ceiling box because I can pull the chains and turn the fan/light on/off but the switches will not turn the light on/off.

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Mike G.

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We just purchased a home with an outdoor Hampton Bay ceiling

HiJA: Hi. What do you want help with?Customer: We just purchased a home with an outdoor Hampton Bay ceiling fan missing the globe. We have the remote with it, VC7083T, but have not been able to locate a replacement globe , either online or at Home DepotJA: I'll do all I can to help. Is there anything else the Electrician should be aware of?Customer: Can You help?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am replacing an old ceiling fan again...This one had an

Hello,I am replacing an old ceiling fan again...This one had an odd switch. It had buttons to control lights and I think had a battery (?) in it. I am replacing it with a new fan, but I am at a loss as to how to wire it. Here is what I have: The switch box has 4 separate sets of wires coming in. 3 are white and black. 1 is white black and red. The 4 whites are connected and the 4 blacks were connected and only the red was connected to the old button type switch. In the fixture box in the ceiling there are 2 blacks that are connected, two whites, and a red. I would like to install a standard fan with a light and fan that are controlled by a chain on the fixture. Can you help me please?! I have tested and one black in the switch box is hot, and my outlets in the room are dead. Thanks!

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Mike G.

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I added a new (3 wire) line and light combo. I took the

Hello,I added a new (3 wire) line for fan and light combo. I took the power by adding jumper ( Black to Balck) to current outlet on and off switch and when I tested the power there were power on the other end and installed the fan but Fan will not turn or light will go ON on the fan. Can some one tell me what is the problem or anything I have sone.

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Kevin

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I installed a duplex outlet one side works until you plug in

I installed a duplex outlet one side works until you plug in another appliance into opposite outlet then the top outlet quits working and visa versa...

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Kevin

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I am replacing an old ceiling fan. I am trying to put in a

Hello,I am replacing an old ceiling fan. I am trying to put in a light only fixture. I have two black wires (connected and I am not touching them), two white, and a red. Obviously my fixture has a black and a white only. What do I connect to each other?

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Steven Parent

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Electrical Journeyman Certificate

 
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Following up on your 3 speed fan switch answer to , I

Good Morning Jason,Following up on your 3 speed fan switch answer to Roy, I wondered if you know the color coding for the wire set up when replacing the switch. For instance, on my fan, AC-552 (LP-113) "T", I have a black, gray, dark purple, and brown.I've unplugged the loom so I can work on it better in hopes somebody would have the color code.Thank,Rod

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Kevin

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