Minka Fan Controller on Three Way Switch Leg

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Old 08-06-19, 08:34 AM
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Minka Fan Controller on Three Way Switch Leg

Hello! I am trying to fix a Minka F602-BN/CH fan that was not working correctly: https://www.minkagroup.net/f602-bn-ch.html.

It uses this wall control, which goes to a transmitter up in the fan: https://www.minkagroup.net/wc210.html

What I am running into is that the wall control, in a single box, is on a three way switch on the other side of the kitchen in a single box. Behind that regular switch is a black hot, white neutral, and red wire. This switch seems to feed power to the wall control.

The wall control wires with a black to the fan, a black to 120v power, and a ground. What should happen with the red wire behind the wall control box? I don't mind having the other switch in the room just always on to leave power to the control. Currently, behind the wall control the two neutrals are connected, the black hot coming from the other switch is connected to the "power" wire coming from the control, and the black from the fan is connected to the "fan" wire coming from the control.

In its' current state, the light on the fan is working, but the fan won't work. I feel as if this has something to do with the three way switching. Any help would be appreciated! I have attached the wiring diagram for the whole thing. The transmitter in the ceiling is wired correctly.

 
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Old 08-06-19, 08:53 AM
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What is the wiring at the other three way switch? Did the three way control the light or the fan?
Was it really a three way switch or was it a three wire cable and two switches? How was it originally wired?
 
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There is only one switch on the other side of the room. It had black/white on the right side and red on top left. When it is on, the wall control on the other side of the room receives power and the light comes on.
 
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Old 08-06-19, 12:26 PM
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That Minka control should not be on a three way circuit. The switch on the other side of the room should be disconnected/bypassed so that the fan control always receives power.
 
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How do you bypass that switch?
 
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Old 08-06-19, 01:10 PM
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At that switch..... there will be three wires. One wire is on a dark colored screw. That is the common wire. The other two wires are on brass/light colored screws are the traveler wires. Remove the common and the black traveler wire from the switch and connect together. Leave the red wire on the switch all by itself.
 
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The two wires on the light colored screws are the white and red, there is no black traveller wire. The common wire is the only black wire there. Would I connect the black and white neutral?
 
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