an electrical puzzle....

Old 07-24-03, 02:41 PM
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Red face an electrical puzzle....

i appreciate a little help....
I like to install a fan in a room were a not in use outlet box,
i don`t know why , i just buoght this older house.
The outlet box got 2 white wr. connectet, 2 black also connected,
and 1 free red wire.
on the fan motor i got; 1 blue,1 black, 1 white and of course 1 green.
I haven`t got instrution to install the fan regarding electrical!!!!
PS The outlet box is very srong to hold the fan, so one problem is solved.
I really appreciated help from anyone.
I thank You, and wish You a very relaxing week end .
Old 07-24-03, 06:16 PM
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The box you describe with 2 cables entering it is on the ceiling correct? If the red wire is the switched wire going back to the switch, and the black and white are hot & nuetral, connect the blue and black from the fan/light to the red. White to whites. green to green/bare.

Your sure the box is specifically reated for supporting a fan? I ask because you just bought the house, and I am unsure if the box is pre-existing. What seems strong isn't when the fans starts wobbling, vibrating, and whirling, after the years go by.

Old 07-24-03, 09:42 PM
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about a fan...

Thank You for the fast answer, i`ll try tomorrow at moment
i`m really tired of listening my woman complains so have only time to say thank you before i`ll go to bed.
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If this is a ceiling paddle-fan you can use a "wire-less" fan- lite control. All that is needed is a 120 volt feed at the COB. Inside the canopy you connect the Black & White wire pair of the control module to the B & W feed wires, and the Black, Blue and White leads of the control module to the Balck-Blue-White fan leads.
Old 07-25-03, 09:58 AM
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...No problem.

Mission accomlished, works well...but.... a little shaking in fan.
I have to worry about?
Thanks again.

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