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DirtyEddie

07:07PM | 09/20/04
Member Since: 09/19/04
1 lifetime posts
Wires form the ceiling, black, white, red, ground. Wires from the fan black, white, green, blue. Black to black, white to white, green to ground, is it ok for blue to red, dont have any instructions..

tomh

07:13AM | 09/21/04
Member Since: 07/01/03
549 lifetime posts
Normally the black wire is for the fan, and the blue wire for the light kit. Both are hot leads. Make sure this matches your leads at the switches. In other words, you should be using a combo fan/light switch or two switches. The red wire is normally hot lead for the light switch, in which case it is matched to the blue wire at the canopy.

joed

10:03AM | 09/21/04
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
Sounds correct. If you have a switch controlling the fan instead of the light swap the black and red wires around.


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