I am replacing an old fan that runs off 2 wall switches. Switch 1 controls the light. Switch 2 controls the fan.

The new fan has remote only. The power source is 2 wire (Black, White, Bare). The remote has Black, white, Blue and Yellow wires. I cannot get the remote to control both the light and the fan. What would be the proper wiring to make sure the remote controls both light & Fan with at least 1 wall switch on?

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    This will be a LOT easier if we have (a) the model # of the new fan/light so we can see the installation instructions, which should explain the colored wires and (b) a picture of the wires going to the switch(es). – manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact Dec 26 '18 at 16:07
  • Hunter Designer Series OmiCron Ceiling Fan 54" Remote Intertek Remote 3177973. Old fan wiring: Ceiling Black to Fan Black. Ceiling White to Fan Blue. Ceiling Bare to Grounds and Fan White. – BrP Dec 26 '18 at 16:38
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    Oh no! That means that in the old system you were bootlegging neutral to ground! You can't do that! That's how you got an "extra" wire up there before. Definitely needs some rework... – manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact Dec 26 '18 at 16:40
  • Blame that on the one who calls himself the fan man. Any suggestions? – BrP Dec 26 '18 at 17:13
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    Is running a new cable from the wall switch location to the fan location an option? Do you still want wall-switch control of the fan, lights, or both? How much do you care about using the remote? – ThreePhaseEel Dec 26 '18 at 23:43

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