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Old 06-05-2012, 12:49 PM   #1
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Can I add a ceiling fan which is "hardwired" and is only controller via a remote control switch? Seems like it would be a yes, just want to make sure.

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Based on the information you provided, yes. If there is a ceiling box controlled by a switch, just make sure the switch is on or the remote won't work.

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Nope, no switch. Just ran the wire yesterday from last outlet to the J Box.
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I have a similar question/ situation. About a month ago I installed ceiling fan as well, but I had the light switch already on the wall. One morning I turned off the fan via the light switch just like I had done before, and now it won't turn on. So uninstalled the ceiling fan and swapped it out for a new one, and still nothing. All the outlets in the room are currently work, where do I begin on trying to diagnose the problem.

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You are going to need to see where you have lost the power.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #6
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Well I started with the switch and viola it was the switch that went bad, not the ceiling fan.

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