Wiring Ceiling Fan Light Kit - removing a wire cap?


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Old 07-25-17, 07:53 AM
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Wiring Ceiling Fan Light Kit - removing a wire cap?

I am trying to wire a ceiling fan light kit. The ceiling fan has these two wires that I nee to connect to but they have some sort of cap on them that I cannot remove.

Also the wire inside looks different than a standard grouping of wires.

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Old 07-25-17, 08:14 AM
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Those are push in connectors. If your light kit has just wires with no matching connector you will need to cut the connectors off on the fan wires and use wire nuts instead.
 
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Are the light kit & the fan both from the same manufacturer? One should plug into the other.
 
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I'm not sure. I didn't purchase the ceiling fan and can't find a brand.

Should the light wires have a cap that would be similar that connect?
 
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Normally, the light kit for a particular fan will have matching connectors. You don't have that. If you still want to use that light kit, you will have to cut those connectors & match the wires correctly. You will also have to make sure that you can mount the kit on the fan.
 
 

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