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Replacing fan switch

I have a new switch for the ceiling fan the old one wasn't attached anymore.. the new switch has a black, blue and red wire... however the inside of the light is yello orange, black and purple.. what goes to what???

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  • rebel1297 Jun 03, 2008

    no.. the ceiling fan when you pulled the chain didn't work, when I took the light off I found that the pull switch for the ceiling fan was broken.. and since the thing wasn't intact all the wires were just laying in the open so I don't know where the wires go.

  • rebel1297 Jun 03, 2008

    no I do not

  • rebel1297 Jun 03, 2008

    no I do not

  • rebel1297 Jun 03, 2008

    there is nothing on any of the wires.. I think a guy made this thing!!! I re-put up the ceiling fan up no problem, but the switch that was defective/ broken has no marked wires on the inside of the light just the colored wires.. I was reading the other postings but I have no idea what goes to what and the instructions pretty much ****..

  • rebel1297 Jun 03, 2008

    Listen.. I gutted my own kitchen.. put in a new floor, dry wall, mudded the walls put in all my own appliances and cabinets, without the help of a guy.. so yes I do believe I know where the circuit breaker is.. I think I'll take it to Home Depot and have someone in electric slap it together for me... thanx for the help!!

  • iowahunter Nov 18, 2008

    got a new fran switch the old ones wires were disconnected so have no idea where they go ...its a three way switch

  • darrenc0207 Jan 25, 2009

    I have the same problem Black, purple,yellow and orange from the house and only black blue and red on the switch. I am not sure if I have the correct switch as the old one came out in pieces and was thrown out before I could match a new switch. I do know that the fan has a high, medium and low setting.

  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers May 11, 2010


    Is this for the light assembly only?



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Do you have a meter?


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    Glenn Rogers Jun 03, 2008

    Are there any markings on the new switch such as L, C, G


  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers Jun 03, 2008

    If you'll give me some time I'll look up the schematic. I believe I know what goes where but its always sensible to be accurate with electrical appliances. That's how we see it as experts. We don't have that listing by being rookies or wrong often.

    Do you at least know where and which circuit breaker controls the ceiling fan?

    And, lastly do you see a model number on the top plate of the fan or stamped inside the housing for the wiring.


  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers Jun 03, 2008

    That would be sensible.

    Good Luck,


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