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Old 06-08-2010, 09:30 PM   #1
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changing a switched receptacle to a ceiling fan

I'm installing a ceiling fan in a bedroom which currently has a switch that controls a receptacle. I want the existing switch to control the fan while keeping constant power to the receptacle. The switch currently has a 14/3 and 14/2, with the red and black from the 14/3 hooked to the switch. Can I wire the 14/2 from the fan to the switch so it works the fan?



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Old 06-08-2010, 10:53 PM   #2
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Yup, shore can. Just connect all the existing black and red wires together in your switch box, with a tail to the fan control switch.

Install your 14-2 from the fan control to the fan, and you should be good to go.



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