Converting 4 wire ceiling fan (old) to a new 3 wire unit


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Old 08-24-17, 07:13 PM
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Question Converting 4 wire ceiling fan (old) to a new 3 wire unit

I am replacing a 29 year old ceiling fan(original unit) to a newer unit with remote control.The old fan had 4 wires connected to it.The new fan only has 3.The 4 wires are black,red,white and a ground(bare).The 3 wires are white,red and green.Coming from the house(at junction box) the red and black are hot(approx. 124 vac),the white is the neutral and the bare wire is for the ground.There is only 1 switch that controls the power.there are 2 wires that go into the remote(red and white) and 3 that leave it in the form of a quick disconnect connector that hooks up to the fan unit.Those colors are black,white and blue.The new fan is a fan and light unit..What is the correct way to connect the wires?A fluke 77/an was used to measure voltages
 
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Coming from the house(at junction box) the red and black are hot(approx. 124 vac)
Cap the red at the switch and fan and use the black at the fan if the new fan has just black and white. (Grounds are assumed and not included in wire count.)
 

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