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I'm replacing a ceiling fan with light. The junction box has

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I'm replacing a ceiling fan with light. The junction box has 3 black wires and 3 white wires and a copper ground wire. There is 1 switch. There is also a bathroom and bedroom after the room where the fan is being replaced. I have tried several different combinations with no success. The ceiling fan and light has a black, blue (to light), white, and green wires. I need help figuring out how to wire the ceiling fan and ensure the rest of the system will work.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 5 months ago.
Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Do you have a 2 wire voltage tester?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 5 months ago.
Connect all black wires together.
While flipping the switch identify the white that is hot and then not.
Remove the black wire paired with that white.
Connect that white with the other Blac wires and push to back of box.
Connect the whites and the fan white.
Connect the fan black and blue to the single black wire
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I will not be able to do this until later tonight. I apologise, but have an appointment.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 5 months ago.
No problem.