Question about Westinghouse Turbo Swirl 78145 Ceiling Fan
Rotary switch with 3 wires, red, blue, and black. i need to know which to connect where to standard ceiling light wiring.
SOURCE: trying to replace 3 speed
The pull switch has 4 wires, L, 1, 2, 3.
Connect ' L' to the reverse switch red wire or the wire that is free.
Connect ' 3 ' to the main black ( hot ) wire entering the fan.
Connect ' 1 ' to the capacitor's lowest uF eg. ( 1.5 uF )
Connect ' 2 ' to the capacitor's next uF eg. ( 3 uF )
the Capaciotr also has to be connected to the neutral wire entering the fan, usually black attached to another color wire. If you have a VOM tester, veryfy that it is a neutral wire.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
SOURCE: how to wire a ceiling fan
What you need to do is take the plate off at the switch on the wall. There shoulld be black wires and white wires. Attach a resistant tester to the white wires, and connect a long wire to the other probe of the tester. then touch the long wire to one of the black wires at the ceiling. If you are lucky, you might get the right black one on the first try. If not, touch the other black one, and that should be the white wire. Have the electric off to test this. When you find which is the white, or common, read the instruction manual and see which of the brown or greenyellow is designated white. I think these colored wires are at the bottom where the lights connect. At the top of the fan should be a white, blue, black and green wire. The Black wire from the ceiling will attach to the hot black and blue for the lights of the fan. The black wire which you discover to be actually white from the switch should be connectied to the white wire of the fan at the top. The red wire sometimes is used to connect to the blue wire so that you have a switch at the wall for the light and one for the fan. That is an old way of wiring fans. Joe
Posted on Jun 29, 2009
black goes to black. white goes to white. red goes to blue. there should also be a green wire attached to the fan near where the other wires come out, if you do it attaches to the bare wire
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
NO NO NO..... Blue is Neutral...
BLACK is PHASE, BROWN is PHASE, RED is PHASE
WHITE is NEUTRAL, BLUE is NEUTRAL
Green, Green/Yellow is EARTH
Posted on Feb 21, 2010
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