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Installing Fan, two live wires red and black and neutral not connected to switch

It looks like the box for the fan needs to be changed out to a fan rated box, but to answer your question the red wire in the ceiling box is your switched conductor, that is where you would wire up ...
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Changing Old Fan to new light only LED Fixture

Here is the same answer as from Jack But as graphic
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Changing Old Fan to new light only LED Fixture

Connect black A, black B and black C together. Connect Poo A, Poo B and the other white wire together. Poo A and Poo B are really old discolored white or neutral wires. You've now energized the hot ...
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Changing old ceiling fan wiring

The two white wires with the wire coming out is your neutral. The black "cloth" is probably friction tape which was popular way back then. The other bundle is your always hot with the same ...
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How to connect a 5 wires ceiling fan to a 3 wires receiver?

On old receiver you could control the light on/of in two illumination modes also it could control the fan speed in 3 modes. L/M/H On the new receiver you can only control on/off no speeds and no light ...
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Ceiling Fan with 2 switches 12/2, power on switch

Wiring this up will depend on the fan and light each having a separate neutral wire. NEC 300.3 requires all related wires to be in the same cable. Power flows in loops, and what's not allowed is hot ...
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Ceiling Fan with 2 switches 12/2, power on switch

A two 12/2 cables to the Fan and Light each is perfectly suitable for that. A 12/3 would be needed if you need more than 15 Amps (two hot wires), or branching, or multi function switch and so on. It ...
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Hard wire ceiling fan

Assuming the existing "1 hot" is really "1 switched hot" (i.e., the wire normally attached to a light switch) then yes, you just need to add an additional switched hot (any color ...
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Installed a new remote-control fan, now wall switch doesn't control lights anymore

If you want the fan controlled by the remote and the lights controlled by the wall switch, then you need to deviate from the pictured diagram a little. The fan remote appears to also control the light ...
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Installed a new remote-control fan, now wall switch doesn't control lights anymore

The black, red and the white wire in the ceiling is the normal setup for a fan to have the lights switched on and off by the wall switch and the fan to be controlled by the pull chain. The black wire ...
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Ceiling fan remote suddenly not controlling fan but still working on light

Are there two entrances into this room? The fan and light might be controlled by 3-way switches at each entrance. Since you recently moved in, perhaps someone flipped the other switch, not knowing ...
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Can power switch type be incompatible with controlled unit?

A standard snap switch(on/off) would not be the reason the fan failed. if it was an electronic switch it could have caused issues but those are rare with ceiling fans because they draw a very small ...
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Need help with a different two-switch ceiling fan-light with remote wiring

From what you have described, your old and new setups are exactly the same: Switches (multiple, 3-way/4-way) control power to the remote. Remote controls fan and light. The only catch is that we don'...
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Outdoor ceiling fan box replacement

Here is a closeup of the first ceiling fan box with mounting bar (this one happens to be a new work box) I found at "big blue": images courtesy of lowes.com. No endorsement intended or ...
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