New ceiling fan with light and remote

Old 03-09-22, 08:02 AM
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New ceiling fan with light and remote

Old unit operated by 2 switches. Have black white red and ground to ceiling box. New unit only has black white and ground to connect, with a prewired remote capacitor connected with 6 pin connector to motor. Can I connect the red to the black and still use both wall switches for controlling light and fan seperately? Or will I have to now only run one wall switch for light and use remote for fan?? Thanks.
Old 03-09-22, 08:31 AM
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No, you cannot use your two wall switches with that type of fan. Everything is controlled by the remote. You can leave it connected to one of your wall switches to turn the entire thing on/off but you can't control the lights and fan separately with your existing wall switches. Don't loose the remote.

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