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Lights and wall switch will not work

We had the lineage installed to a new home by an electrician and he could not get the upper lights to work but everthing else worked, the wall switch will not work at all and this is what operates the fan. can you please let me know what you think the problem may be?

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If the wall switch will not work at all, but the fan still works this tells me the power is not being sent to the switch and back to the fan. If it is a single switch and the power starts at the fan there should be a black and white wire on the switch. (pull switch out of the wall to check...turn power off first!!) If so they did a switch loop and the power wire should be connected to the white wire up in the fan box and the power (black) wire connected to your fan lights and fan motor. You will also see your power feed cable consisting of a black and white wire. Black is your power and white is your neutral. That white wire will be connected to the neutral wires of your fan lights and motor. (Note: your fan will have to disassembled and taken down to diagnose this). Good Luck!!

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