It is best to ask for a wiring diagram from the place you obtained the ceiling fan from.
If they say they have not got one, or the fan was not bought new, then maybe you can find out the manufacturer's name from a label on the fan or on the box it came in? If you have the manufacturer's name you may be able to find their web site, phone number or street address so you can ask them to send you a wiring diagram.
The usual 120 Volt household AC wiring colors are:
Black is a "Hot" or "Live" wire which may come direct from the main breaker panel so is always "on". (But sometimes this wire is the one coming from the on/off switch controlling the lighting fixture.)
Red is a "Hot" or "Live" wire which may come from the on/off switch controlling the lighting fixture. (But sometimes this may be the wire which comes direct from the main breaker panel so is always "on".)
White is a "Neutral" wire.
Green (or bare wire with no insulation) is the local "Ground "wire.
What the Blue wire does is not obvious from the question as asked and should be found out from the wiring diagram for the fan.
If you can't get a wiring diagram and you still can't work out what to do then you should ask someone who knows how to handle mains electricity safely to advise you.
Better still, for your own personal safety, have a licensed electrician install the ceiling fan for you.
It should be a black/white pair from the box in the ceiling: black is normally the "hot" and white is the "neutral". (Maybe in your case the "hot" is the red wire?)
One of the blue and black wires on the fan goes to the fan motor and the other maybe goes to an optional light in the fan housing? Before you connect them, you must check the wiring diagram or ask licensed electrician for his advice.
Only when you know for sure what they do, those blue and black wires should be connected to the the ceiling box. Often the black wire is the main "hot" wire on a fan unit.
The white wire on the fan connects to the white "neutral" wire in the box.
The bare (ground) wire on the fan must be connected to the ground wire in the ceiling box. Some wiring codes allow you to connect it to the white wire if there is no separate ground wire, but it is an unsafe method and it may be illegal to do this if your local wiring code does not allow it.
YOU MUST CHECK WITH THE LOCAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY OFFICER FOR YOUR LOCALITY BEFORE YOU DO THAT.
As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.
If you do this work yourself, always turn off the power
at the breaker box/fuse panel BEFORE you attempt to do any work AND
always use an electrician's test meter having metal-tipped probes
(not a simple proximity voltage indicator)
to insure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized. IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB
SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY
REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.
Connect the green wire to the bare wire in the junction box. Connect the white wire to the white wire in the junction box. Connect the black blue wires to the black wire in the junction box. The black is usually the fan and the blue is usually the light on the fan. They seperate them in case you wish to hook the fan/light to two switches.
idk but i think it takes two people to change a ceiling fan HAHA!
The short answer is wire color to color. black to black, white to white, green or bare to green of bare.
Just wire the fan color to color and wire nut the red wire it insulate it from shorting out in case it is hot.
This question isn't clear.
The lighting fixture should have all of the bulb's leads brought to a central point in the fixtures junction box. All of the black wires from the bulb's socket will be tied together. The same applies to the white wires from the socket.The white wires are tied into the lighting circuit's white neutral wire and the black wires are all connected to the "hot" supply wire. Once these connections are made, the fixture can be bolted to the ceiling junction box.
Green is the grounding wire. Connect white to white and black to black.If you do not have a ground wire in your ceiling or connection box then attach it to the connection box for grounding. You can also check: http://www.ceiling-fan-wizard.com/ceiling-fan-wiring.html
Black wire goes to (line) which is 110v comming in to ceiling box from light switch. It will connect to either black or red, which ever they ran. White is neutral and connects to white in box. Blue is for the light kit if you are using one. You may also connect it to the black if you just use the chain to turn on light.
Just remove the old light and install the new pull chain light connecting the black wire to the copper screw and the white wire to the silver screw. There is no connection for the ground wire. Just shove it back into the ceiling box.
This sounds like a ceiling fan that also has a light attached to it. The black and white wires are used for the incoming supply voltage. The green is the ground wire. The blue wire is most likely the wire that goes to the lamp portion of the ceiling fan. The black and blue wires are separated from each other in the fixture so that the fan motor and the light can be independently switched. In these types of installations a three wire cable is strung from the fan switch box to the fixture box.For independent switching, the junction box should be a two gang box. From the power source in the switch box, the white wires all connect together. The incoming black connects to the top of the two switches in the two gang box. Bottom of the first switch to the black in the three wire cable, Bottom of the second switch to the red wire of the three wire cable.At the fixture junction box, incoming white wire to the fan white wire. Incoming black wire to the fan black wire and incoming red wire to the fan blue wire. If wired this way the light and fan motor can be individually switched on and off.If there is only one switch box, at the fan junction point connect the black and blue wires together to the incoming black wire. White to white wires together and green wire to the ceiling junction boxes ground terminal. In this configuration the switch will turn on both the fan and light at the same time.
White = neutral. The white wire of the voltage in simply connects to the white wire of the fan. The green wire of the fan is the equivalent of the "bare" wire of the voltage in. Tie them together or connect both to a metal junction box. The black wire from the switch (voltage in) should be the "switched" leg of the circuit. If the fan has both a black and a red wire, they will control the light and the fan. If you have separate switches for those circuits, connect them separately; if both are controlled by the same wall switch, connect both the red and the black to the BLACK wire of the voltage in, then you will be able to control the fan operation by the separate fan pull chain switch.