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Ceiling fan electrics

Posted by Dan Manning, on
We have a ceiling fan went to install it but no earth wire from ceiling. Checked all lights and switches they all have no earth. Fuse box has many earth wires coming from it into ceiling. Can we install the light and fan with no worries or not ?
Rob Hart

Rob Hart

You would need to test for an earth reading at the light fitting. If you say that other accessories show an earth wire then perhaps the original wiring is pushed up into the ceiling?? If in doubt contact an electrician to check. An earth will be necessary for a metal fitting.

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