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Old 01-14-2011, 08:04 PM   #16
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How can it not control the fan AND the lights if it is the ONLY control point on the wall?

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Old 01-14-2011, 08:12 PM   #17
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How can it not control the fan AND the lights if it is the ONLY control point on the wall?
It's possible that the power comes to the ceiling box and pigtailed directly to the fan, with a switch-loop for the light. That's how my home is wired; it's sort of convenient in allowing the fan pull-chain to operate independently of the light switch.

Quite frankly, I think the OP is going to need to remove the fan and inspect the wiring and/or fan unit to solve this one.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:25 PM   #18
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It's possible that the power comes to the ceiling box and pigtailed directly to the fan, with a switch-loop for the light. That's how my home is wired; it's sort of convenient in allowing the fan pull-chain to operate independently of the light switch.

Quite frankly, I think the OP is going to need to remove the fan and inspect the wiring and/or fan unit to solve this one.
Good point. I didn't think of that possibility.

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