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Im replacing a three way pull string switch in wmy ceiling fan ... The fan wires are black ,purple,yellow ,and orange ...what wire should go to what number or the L on the switch? ...

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L is for line (white is power in Load is power out Black . On the switch White goes to silver side and black goes to brass side the other 3 colors go to the silver side Line And load is black green ground. Hope ths helps. mike You will have to test each color to see which is low mwd and high

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Transfer one wire at a time to a new switch so that none of the wires get mixed up.

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. Here's a link to some troubleshooting advice: http://www.ceiling-fans-n-more.com/ceiling-fan-pullchain-replacement-and-repair.php and a link to diagrams: http://www.hurontel.on.ca/~taitg/pages/cfan.html


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