Re: Knob-and-tube wiring
As mentioned above you may have to replace the ceiling box with one rated for the weight and vibration of the fan. The only thing you can do is trace the wire back until you find a good connection. Personally rather than repair I would replace and update the service at the same time. If the service and wiring had been updated it may be that the K&T wires were just disconnected and left in place. in that case you don not want to reconnect them.
Last edited by JLMCDANIEL; 09-08-2008 at 11:19 PM.
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