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I had a light fixture and am now attempting to install a

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Customer: I'm Nilsa...I had a light fixture and am now attempting to install a ceiling fan. the problem is that I have 3 sets of wires and my kid undid of my receptacle won't work...
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I can't figure out which wires to put together. I would like the receptacle to work...also, the ceiling fan has a black, white and blue do I connect them?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I would love to help you get your receptacle back up and running.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hey Wayne....just don't know which wires from the ceiling go where
Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

May I have a photo of the electrical box in question?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sent you a pic of the wires coming from the ceiling and of the ceiling fan wires. the receptacle is regular...
Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry, I didn't get that picture of the wires in the ceiling :) can you resend?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

OK, if I am correct, there are three black wires and three white wires coming out of the ceiling. Does it look like one of those black wires is marked with white?

Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

Also, Can you open the switch box that controlled the light? Reminder: turn off your breaker to the circuit you are working with before performing any of this!

Expert:  Wayne Roberts replied 1 year ago.

It would also be helpful to see inside the receptacle box that isn't working too :)