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Kind of hard to help you with this little information you have provided, but this is what I would do. FIRST and most importantly, you MUST use an approved box hanger to hold the (I am assuming a ceiling fan) fan to the electrical box for connection. BE SURE THE POWER SOURCE TO BE USED IS TURNED OFF!!!!!! Determine the power wires for the fan unit (most likely a black, white and green wire) and, observing the proper polarity, connect to the house wiring. Make sure you are using an equipment ground to the fan. This is usually a bare or green wire. If these instructions are not clear to you, you may want to have a professional install the unit. You should also check with your local municipality about the need for a permit to do this installation.

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