Ceiling box fan rated?

Old 06-04-17, 11:41 AM
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Ceiling box fan rated?

I'm guessing no, but I'd like confirmation, or ideally, telling me I'm wrong. This box currently has a hanging light fixture. Would like to put a ceiling fan there. The just is running perpendicular to the metal slotted plate (I wrote a 'J' in blue sharpie). House constructed in 1994. Thanks

Old 06-04-17, 01:10 PM
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You need to remove the hanger so we can see. In general though if it uses 8-32 mounting screws it is not fan rated.

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Old 06-04-17, 01:19 PM
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Those brown phenolic boxes are rated for light fixtures up to 50lbs.
It looks like the ones in the same series that are fan rated are black.

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