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Bob A
Installation of a Ceiling Fan

Morning all,

I bought a Hampton Bay ceiling fan form Home Depot and I am attempting to install it. It is the Hawkins 44 in Flush mount ceiling fan. So here is my situation.

1- I live in an old apartment building ( built 1920), the wiring was updated here probably around 10-15 years ago.

2-The colored wires in the ceiling usually don't match up to what the instructions say. So this is what I need help with.

3- I could use some knowledgeable assistance in installing it.

Thanks Bob A

Re: Installation of a Ceiling Fan

what colors do ya have?? how was it hooked up before?? do you have a volt meter?

Bob A
Re: Installation of a Ceiling Fan

Hey Sparky,

There is just a standard ceiling light in there now. I have detached that mount and the wires are visible. I have a black, red a beige.

No I don't have a volt meter

Bob A
Re: Installation of a Ceiling Fan

It's been a challenge but I am almost done. I just have to install the lights. I tested out the motor before I hooked up the blades and everything is working fine!

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