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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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Most digital programmable timers are susceptible to cold if they have battery or internal rechargeable battery that supports timer functions or acts as program back-up.
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Your ST01C wiring is correct. I test timers. They don't operate if wiring is wrong.

I solved same problem with my back porch timer using GE 15070 mechanical dial timer. Home Depot sells in-store for $18.
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Should a twoway room fixture actually be a three way ?!?!


The leviton 5603 switch described in the header is a three way wall switch.
I think what you are asking about is what electricians refer to as a "three way switch"
This is basically one outlet or device connected to two wall switches. 1) switch, 2) outlet or light fixture, and 3) another wall switch, three components, thus a three way switch. Installing or converting a fixture or outlet from standard to three way is something i would recommend contracting out to a licensed electrician. Unless you are really comfortable with electrical work.
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If, before the changes were made, you were able to turn on the light from either of the wall switches then you will only need to connect the wiring correctly at each of the components.
If you google 3-way switch you will find a ton of great info and wiring diagrams that will help you see exactly what goes into making them work, since they can be wired more than one way. It could help you decide whether or not it is a job you want to tackle on your own or if you want to hire a contractor.
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