How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mike G. Your Own Question
Mike G.
Mike G., Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 7533
Experience:  Proven Professional 48 years Experience
29848548
Type Your Electrical Question Here...
Mike G. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Wiring a ceiling fan/light to a double dimer switch. 2

Customer Question

Wiring a ceiling fan/light to a double dimer switch. 2 blacks "one constantly hot" and 2 whites in the ceiling box... constant black in the switch is connected along with blue and red. The fan has white, black blue.. how do I hook it up ?
JA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?
Customer: No on the electrition. The fan/light and switch is band new the house is 2006. Previous fan/light worked great and just stopped the other day
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 3 months ago.
Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Connect as followsCeiling box
Connect hot black to white wire of the 3 wire. Mark it with black tape.
Connect the white paired with the hot wire to the fan white
Connect the black of the 3 wire to fan black
Connect blue fan to red wire.
Switch box
Connect fan control device with the white as the hot, black as the fan and red as the light.

Related Electrical Questions