Can I hardwire fan power and switch just the light ??

Old 08-03-19, 10:57 PM
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Can I hardwire fan power and switch just the light ??

im beating my head against the wall. In my application the source power comes from the ceiling and switch breaks the hot. It sucks to not have separate switches for light and fan but we donít change fan much. Can I hardwire the fan (pull chain operation) somehow and switch just the light. ??

this seems simple
in my head.

if so. How?

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Old 08-04-19, 05:11 AM
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Let me get this clear. Your power source originates at the light fixture, then goes to the switch and back again to the light.
If memory serves me correctly you should be able to use a remote that handles the fan and light as separate appliances all operating or getting power from the switch. That is how I installed mine many years ago.
If power source is at the light then it should be a simple connection. Tap off the power source before the switch and wire to the fan switch. Now the fan should always have power to it. If you want another switch you will need to run a separate line tapping off the power source that originates at the light.

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