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Ceiling Fan and 2 light switches

Posted by cashman1632 (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 11, 10 at 10:46

I am trying to figure this one out - not sure there is a solution without getting behind the drywall.
I have the standard two switch setup for a ceiling fan. One controls the fan, the other the light. On the other side of the room, there is a single switch that controls the fan only. I would like to change this switch to control the light instead of the fan. I thought it would be fairly easy - until I saw only one set of electrical wire going into the ceiling fan box.

Is there any way I can get this setup to work?


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RE: Ceiling Fan and 2 light switches

Swap the two hot wires at the fan. Now the two switches will control the light and the one switch will control the fan.


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RE: Ceiling Fan and 2 light switches

Um. Thanks. Not sure why I didn't think of that.
I guess every once in a while you have to throw an easy one to the experts.


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