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thebrixhouse

07:54AM | 06/11/03
Member Since: 06/10/03
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We have our ceiling fan with light installed and working except that we can't turn the fan off! The current switch in the call turns off the light only. The fan came with a switch with too sliders, one for the light and one for the motor, but we are not sure how to install it. The fan is on a three way switch and the switch box that we did open has a black, a red and a white wire (and of course the ground). How do we know which hot wire is for the light and which one is for the motor? Thanks!

Joe Tedesco

08:45AM | 06/13/03
Member Since: 07/27/02
141 lifetime posts
quote:
but we are not sure how to install it

Please stop experimenting before you get hurt! Call an electrician.

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