Ceiling fan wiring

Old 08-08-20, 01:36 PM
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Ceiling fan wiring

Thanks in advance for any help. I'm replacing a ceiling fan and like an idiot I didn't take a picture of the wiring before removing the old fan. Unfortunately for me the wiring is not standard.

Coming out of the ceiling I have 1 blue wire, 2 white wires, and 2 grey wires (photo included). There are two switches, one for the fan and another for the lights which also controls some track lighting. I have no clue what to wire to the fan (black, blue, white, green). Any ideas?

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Old 08-08-20, 04:15 PM
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Those look more like beige/tan colored wires than gray. They should not be gray.
I checked to see your location as your wiring suggests non-US but you are in the States.

We can guess at the wiring but it would be better if you can tell us which of those wires are hot.
We can assume that the blue and beige are the switched hot leads.
We do not know if power is being sent down on the white wire.
I'm guessing yes and that the gray and white cable is the feed/hot supply.
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Other Question in this Equation is - Does Your Fan have a Built in Night Light Also
as that would be a 4way switch n Fan instead of Normal 3 way switch in Fan itself . .


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