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Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Connect the wires as follows on a double switch.
Did you break the blade?
Dot break it. I only wanted to know if you did.
Do you have a double switch or 2 single switches?
Turn both switches on, then turn off the new light. If that works the red is the hot.
Connect the 2 original blacks together with a pigtail to a gold screw. Move the red to a black screw.
Do you have a 2 wire voltage tester?
We need to test the wires to determine why it isn't working. I suggest a Volt/Con type tester. You can get one at any home center. When you have it we can continue.
You're welcome, come back when you can.
Very good. What kind did you get?
OK, with one probe on the metal box, touch the other to each wire including the ones in the wire nut. I'm looking for 120V. After finding the hot wire. Touch the probe on the box to all wires leaving the one on the hot wire. Looking for the 2 that show 120V. Testing to be done with the switch off.
Connect the new white to the 2 whites touch new black to identified hot wire. New light on??
I'm sorry but I don't understand your last post. Did it work?
Back to the ceiling box. Tell me the count and colors of the wires there.
Give me the info on the ceiling box.
What color fan wires are connected to each of them.
The black should connect to the fan black
The red to the fan blue
The white to the fan white.
At the switch the cable with black, red and white connects.
Red and black to gold screws and white to white.
White to whites black to gold screw on separate switch.
Black hot wire to switches on open termination.
A&B are black screws. The identified black terminates there
C is the new black to light
D is the old black wire to ceiling
Red wire not used.
All Whites together.
You identified the black hot having 120V to the whites. That connects to the black screw. Did you desperate them when testing? If so desperate them.
Separate them. Put the hot on the black screw. If the other is in the same cable as the red wire connect it to the D screw.
I can only work with the information you give as a result of the testing.
The whites are neutrals and never connect to the switch. That's why it tripped. I gave you the purpose of all the wires and there connections. Of the switch is good and the bridge between the black screen is unbroken, just follow the instructions. At this point I can't offer you more than I have and I'll opt out. Possibly another expert will continue with you but I don't think anyone could offer more. Good luck.