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Old 02-04-2012, 06:04 PM   #1
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Hello ,
I installed a Hampton Bay Metarie ceiling fan,
my problem is the light works fine the fan will not work,
there are 2 wires coming from the ceiling box white and black,
i connected the blue and black from the kit to the black wire from ceiling,
and the white to white.
can someone please help me out i live in a older home, should i move the black wire from fan and connect it to the ceiling white wire. ?????

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just double check your connections under the wire nut....sounds like the black wire(from the fan) may not be making contact under the wire nut.

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Connect it to the white and you just made a dead short.
Blue and all the blacks together should work.
Should have them all twisted together then install the wire nut.
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just double check your connections under the wire nut....sounds like the black wire(from the fan) may not be making contact under the wire nut.
thank you,
very much i will try that.
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Connect it to the white and you just made a dead short.
Blue and all the blacks together should work.
Should have them all twisted together then install the wire nut.
Thank you
very much i will try it.
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