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My old ceiling fan had the light switched 3 way and the fan on a separate single switch. my new fan w/remote does not account for this and there is no place to connect the red from the junction box to the new fan & light. Is there a way to install so the light will work off of 2 switches and the fan on a separate switch like the old one? I was going to try connecting the red to the black but don't want to fry the kit.

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    What make/model fan? – manassehkatz Jan 30 at 1:43
  • I don't get it. what about the remote? How does that figure in to your plan? – Harper Jan 30 at 1:43
  • What make and model is the fan? Can you post the installation instructions, for that matter? – ThreePhaseEel Jan 30 at 1:51
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  • Sorry, I had signed off. I appreciate the responses. The fan is a Harbor Breeze Sail Stream, with remote. Installation was very straight forward, connect black to black, white to white, ground to ground., Then when connecting the light, it had quick connectors for black and white from fan motor to light. Doesn't seem to be any way to operate the light separately on a 3 way. – Steve Jan 31 at 0:44

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