Viewed 758 times 0. Use a 1- or 2- function wall control. If there is a spare a single gang double switch would fit in the existing box and you would have the same control that you plan. The switch will pass the electricity from the panel to a light or ceiling fan whenever the light switch is turned on, and break the power connection when the switch is turned off. Ask Question Asked 4 years ago. The other post says to ground the dark blue wire. Here is a link to Mike’s drawing that you can print out and keep in your truck. The humidity control and fan can be operated separately. I placed the relay in the 3rd headlight pod. 1 reply 0. Note that this will bypass the thermo or fan switch only. I am going to install a manual override switch. Could I simply remove the switch and box and rewire it to be a one-speed ceiling fan? My computer is not turning on the fan until the engine is 240+ EOT. Double-check that it is off by mounting a ladder to the ceiling fan. UPDATE: 4/9/16: Switch came and installed. You will need to tap... Is There A Ceiling Fan Diagram? Mike has a slick way to bypass the fan relay so that your customer can still get airflow on those hot summer days until you can get back and replace the relay fan board. I change the limited on off, 3 speed fan knob for a variable potenti-o-meter (light dimmer switch) and now I have a box fan I can control the speed on to any speed I want. Do not use a dimmer switch to operate the humidity control. I think you are better off getting Z-wave low voltage relay and switch the … Hope this makes sense. If it is a pull switch now, it has constant power at the box on the ceiling/wall. The accessory power to the switch was provided by tapping into the power source for the 12v outlet. Fan thermostat bypass switch — best practices. It's cheap and easy and even saves energy. A remote-controlled ceiling fan bypasses one of the wall switches and allows for remote access to the ceiling fan's workings. One switch is for the light, the other may be a fan speed control dimmer — after having lived with it for a few months, I’m considering removing my dimmer and turning it to a simple on/off. Flip off the circuit breaker controlling the wall switch in the room. You can connect the brown to a switch or you can connect it directly to the hot conductor to have the humidity sensor operate full-time. Is there a way to just bypass the fan speed selector? Does it have adjustable fan speed and heat level? 1. I have seen a few posts that say to go to the top of the fan shroud and ground the light blue wire. Even when I used the remote, the HI setting was about the speed of a normal fan’s “medium”, and the low speed didn’t do much of anything. Electrical. I used a simple relay triggered from the switch. There is a remote inside the inner working of the fan, which responds to a remote control. A remote can speed up or slow down the fan, turn the fan on and off or turn the lights connected to the ceiling fan on and off. I Want To Bypass The Pull Switch That Keeps Breaking And Add A Remote. There are a number of links on the internet that have various kinds of information on ceiling fans… I installed an attic fan with a thermostat. This closed the circuit from fused battery source that went directly to the positive wire leading to the fan. ErinA50 JiminyS. May not be a good idea to bypass the circuit boards if there is any safety circuitry on it. Piece of cake. Then put it all back together. (I took a picture, but there seems to be a problem with photobucket, so I can't upload it and post it here - at least not yet.) If the relay goes bad..this won't help but at least you will know where the problem is. And definitely do not omit fuse that is on the yellow board right now. Switching on the fan directly overrides that mode. Active 4 years ago. 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