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Old 07-08-2018, 04:15 PM   #1
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Switching light switch


Hi,

I'd like to replace a fan/light switch in my house. The current switch is one unit with two switches controlling either on/off for the fan/light independently. The replacement switch is one unit that has two multi-setting swtiches for each the fan/light.

Current switch is wired three black and a ground. The replacement switch has a ground (green) and then three others (red/black/blue).

Are these two switches compatible or will I not be able to replace the old switch with the new one?

Thank you!
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:47 PM   #2
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Re: Switching light switch


The single black on the other side of the old switch goes to black.
The light goes to blue and the fan goes to red
and ground goes to green.
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Old 07-08-2018, 05:04 PM   #3
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Re: Switching light switch


It looks like it will work but you might not need to use all 4 positions on the new switch.
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