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    Jul 25, 2010, 08:20 AM
    Replacing a 5-wire ceiling fan switch
    The fan is about 25 yrs old. No manufacturer available. The 5-8 wire sw broke at the neck. Someone else removed the switch WITHOUT recording where the wires went into which slots. The old switch is a double-decker. The wire colors are: Black (2), Yellow (2), Orange (1) & Violet (1). The capacitor has four pigtails... colors are: Yellow (2), Orange (1), Violet (1). The red lead from the capacitor is wired directly to the FWD/REV switch. My problem is that I don't know WHERE the wires should be inserted into the new Switch. I bought the new switch at Lowe's.
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    Aug 13, 2010, 07:01 PM

    I don't have info on wiring for double decker switches. Check with Home

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