How do I wire a replacement ceiling fan on a 3-way circuit? I have four supply wires; red, white, black and ground. Do I just hook it up the way the old fan was wired or is there any rewiring i need to do in the fan itself? The old fan was wired; ground to ground, black to black, white to white and red to blue. The wall switches are two 3-way switches with the fan in the middle. The switches supply power to the fan then you control the light and fan with the pull strings on the fan itself. Thanks for any help!

  • What wires are on the new fan? – ThreePhaseEel Feb 10 '17 at 0:10
  • The wire colors matings you have suggested is typical for a ceiling fan. However, perhaps you should explain what switches are used. – Tyson Feb 10 '17 at 1:16
  • The new fan has Ground (GRN), Hot (BLK), Neutral (WHT), Light (BLU). – GJ NewMex Feb 10 '17 at 2:12
  • Can you post a photo of the inside of the box please? – ThreePhaseEel Feb 10 '17 at 2:29
  • Which box would you like? I have two wall boxes and the one for the fan. – GJ NewMex Feb 10 '17 at 2:34

Black is fan , red is light. In other words.,black to black ., red to blue, white to white, ground/bare to green. it will still be a three way and use pull chains individually when power is supplied to the fan.

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