Ceiling fan wiring - question on colors


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Old 07-31-14, 09:04 AM
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Ceiling fan wiring - question on colors

Hello - I just took down the existing light fixture (no fan) and I see the following wires out of the outlet box:

White (connected to white on light fixture)
Pink (connected to black on light fixture)
Bare copper (connected to bare copper on light fixture)
Grey (not connected to anything - capped off)

When I opened up the ceiling fan box, I see the following colors:
Black
White
Blue
Green


Can anyone help me with what colors from the box should go with what colors on the fan?

Any help would be fantastic. Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 07-31-14, 12:24 PM
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Any instructions with the fan? Is this a fan/light combo?
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Old 07-31-14, 12:35 PM
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Do you have conduit? Normally a bare ground is cable. Blue though would be rare for cable in residential but then pink is not a normal color for conduit or cable.

Was the bare actually a pigtail connected to a metal box? Was the pink really an off color red. Gray is possible but indicates a second neutral from a second power source. Are you sure it was gray. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/li...-pictures.html
 
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Additionally, what do you see in the box on the wall for the switch controlling this fixture?
 
 

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