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Ceiling Fan Wiring (Single Switch)

This ceiling fan wiring configuration is comonly used when a ceiling fan is added or retrofit into a bedroom that previously had a single light fixture with single light switch. This wiring is a bit limiting as the fan and light are controlled from a single switch.  In new construction, you may want to run a 3-wire romex from the switch box to the fan fixture to allow an additional switch to control the fan and light separately.  In this wiring configuration the fan and light must be set to a desired mode using a pull chain/chains or wireless remote and then the switch is used to turn the entire fixture on or off.  


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