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Ceiling fan light problem

Posted by GoofyYno (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 26, 11 at 14:31

I have a outdoor craftmade ceiling fan. I bought a light kit. I opened the decorative cover, and saw a white and black wire, which matched the white and black wire on the light. How easy I thought, but it doesn't work. I have tried a few working bulbs to rule that out. Above the paper divider are a lot of wires. some coming from the switch(with chain), some from the fan motor above, and there are 2 small black boxes which some come from. I assumed they where for the wall switch? But there is only one wall switch. (did the house builder hide another in the wall?)
is it too variable to tell me which wires to connect?


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RE: Ceiling fan light problem

black box is a capacitor for speed control don't touch it. pull down the canopy for the fan and make sure blue wire is tied to black if you only have one wall switch. you hooked it up correctly.

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