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Ceiling Fan Electric

I have 2 wires coming out of the ceiling, i attacthed the white wire from the ceiling with the white wire on the fan. Then i attached the black/white and the black wire from the fan to the red wire in the ceiling. When i try to flip the switch, the circuit breaker pops. Any help would be appreciated

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Hi,
you may have two dedicated ceiling fan circuits coming out of that box, check to make sure theres not a black wire bunched up in the ceiling or cut off, or try this

1.white to white wires, and black wire and black with a white stripe to red wire out of ceiling for fan and light together operation

2. If you can find the black and the red and the white coming out of the ceiling then you may have two switches on the wall for that fan, red for black fan wire, black with white stripe for the to black out of the ceiling , white all together. try that combination
for separate light and fan control from the wall

good luck, and be careful

J

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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