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Wiring in Ceiling fan remote. Lights flicker

Installed a Hunter ceiling fan with remote. Have done about 20 in past 5 years. Candelabra type bulbs. Manual PN 42625-01 (08/27/06) not very explict for wiring colors. Fan wires are black, white, black/white, and green. What is not clear on page page 4 is whether black/white is dedicated to the light circuit or not. Assumed it was and connected blk/wh from fan to remote light out wire. Fan black wire was connected to remote fan out. While the fan and lights worked and were controlled by remote, lights flickered. I immediately rewired and am using wall switch plus pull switches on fan. Why would a manufacturer not follow the same color coding on the fan as their own remote?

Any silly thing I forgot about to cause the lights to flicker? Is there any cute surprise in the AC control circuit shared between fan and lights? No schematic included. Also, the description of Line and Neutral being ungrounded was silly and caused confusion. When Chinese say it is ungrounded what does that really mean? Peronal ground? If the support box is tied to elect ground, and the bracket is grounded to fan, what are they talking about?

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