12:13PM | 10/03/02
Member Since: 10/02/02
1 lifetime posts
I have a ceiling fan that has a pull chain to turn the ceiling fan on. The chain broke and I am changing the pull chain switch but don't remember how the wires go. The switch has four places for the wires to connect which are 1, 2, 3, and L. The wires are colors yellow, black, red, and a greyish/green. Can someone please tell me wich one goes where?


Electrical Inspector

03:38PM | 10/03/02
Member Since: 09/27/02
73 lifetime posts
it may be best to contact the manufacture's tech support for this, did you try surfing it up?

Bill Addiss

02:13PM | 10/13/02
Member Since: 09/12/02
9 lifetime posts
If you mean the speed control switch I would have to agree that you should contact the maker and maybe they could give you a model # or send you out a new switch with a wiring diagram. I have tried to replace these once or twice with a switch off the shelf (I thought was the same) and did not have very much luck with it. If it is an inexpensive Fan it may be cheaper or less trouble to just buy another one.

Good Luck,

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