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I have black, white, and copper wires in my electrical box, but the fan is Black , white, and Black and white wires. what gos were.

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    Al Kupchella Mar 16, 2011

    Are you saying the fan has two black wires and two white wires? And is this a combination fan and light unit? And you have one white and one black in the ceiling box? If that is the case, the separate wires on the fan will have to be combined, since you have only one switch powering your ceiling box. Connect all black wires together, connect all white wires together, connect the copper wire to whatever grounding provision there is.

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Black wire is the constant hot white is the neutral and the black with white stripe is the switch leg that ties to the wire from your switch. Hope this helps

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