wiring a ceiling fan


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wiring a ceiling fan

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i just bought a ceiling fan and i have some troubles wiring the 3speed switch. I am a complete beginner in electrics ; hopefully you can help me.

What i have is an electrical wire (blue ; brown and yellowgreen) coming from the fan. On the other hand the electrical wire coming out of the wall (same colors).

the speedswitch would need to be placed in between to control the speed level of than.

Below you will find the wiring scheme and pic of the switch .

can anybody clarify what i need to do with the blue-brown-yellowgreen wire from the fan and the ones from the electrical supply in the wall based on this info?

thanks a lot

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Old 12-28-14, 06:58 AM
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A model number of that switch might help us, or a more complete Dia.
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Old 12-28-14, 07:54 AM
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Are you in Malaysia not Canada? If so please correct your profile. This is primarily a North American forum and we may not be able to give specific help.
 
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Old 12-28-14, 10:49 AM
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Replacement diagram.

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hi guys

thnx for the replies ; indeed i am in Malaysia, will update my profile accordingly but did not immediately find this country in the list that is why

further to the most helpful coloring code of the replies, i still have a question . On the pic of the switch, as you might see, there is only 1 contact point/screw free.

Which wire goes into this 'free' contact point (is it the brown one?) , and what do i do with the other 2wires coming in from the wire of the fan and out from the wire of the wall ? You see, I have not much experience

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Old 12-28-14, 07:14 PM
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You can check the non U.S. location.

I changed the diagram and then changed it again. Only the two brown wires get connected to the switch.

The switch hits the off position, or 3 for hi, 2 for medium and 1 for low.

I can't give you much further help on the switch itself as I cannot see the screw terminals on it.
 
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Hi

i changed my status to non US ;thanks a lot

It is clear to me now, the only thing that is not clear yet is how to physically connect the brown wires to the switch. From the pic below, you see there are 2 'contact points/screws' . One is free so I guess a end of the brown wire should go here. But where do i connect the other brown wire ?

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Old 12-28-14, 07:44 PM
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It looks like one brown wire goes to each screw. Crimp on terminals like these would make the connections easier.

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thanks a lot ; most useful and fast information
 
 

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