Zing Ear ZE-268s6 Wiring Instructions


  • Prior to re-wiring any ceiling fan, turn off electrical current at source by switching off circuit breakers.
  • CAUTION: Failing to disconnect power supply to ceiling fan may result in severe injury or death.

zing ear ze 268s6 diagram


  1. Detach switch housing or light kit from the ceiling fan and unplug the kit wires.
  2. Unscrew the switch nut fastened to the existing fan switch.
  3. Lower the fan switch and connected wires carefully from the switch housing.
  4. Write down the color of each wire and the portal number to which they are connected to on the switch.
  5. Detach wires from existing fan switch. If wires are hard to remove, slide a paper clip into every hole (numbered 1, 2, 3 & L) and pull the wire out.
  6. Notice word “STRIP” on the fan switch and note the length of the line above it. For safety, the lead on each wire to be re-attached to the new fan switch must be this length. If it is not, use a wire stripper to re-strip the wire and make lead length same as the line length over “STRIP” word.
  7. Relate to step 4
  8. Twist wire leads tightly and push to insert every wire into the terminal as in the previous switch.
  9. After wires have been attached to the new switch, pull each one carefully to make sure that each one is properly attached. If one of the wires came out when pulled, then it has not been inserted correctly and must be attached safely (WARNING: Connection of wires must be verified, otherwise it may result in fire hazard, electrical shock or serious injury).
  10. Unscrew nut from new fan switch, and gently push fan wires and fan switch into switch housing.
  11. Mount the switch by feeding its threaded part through the designated hole in switch housing or light kit.
  12. Secure fan switch using the nut.
  13. Re-wire the light kit and re-connect it to the fan.
  14. Connect power to the ceiling fan and test the new switch.

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2 Comments on “Zing Ear ZE-268s6 Wiring Instructions”

  1. after i wired the switch i have high, high, and low speed then off. which wires do i have to move to get correct………thanks

    1. Hello,

      Zing ZE268s6 has 4 positions OFF, High, Medium and Low as follows:
      *) OFF (first position)
      *) L-1 provides high speed (2nd position)
      *) L-2-3 provides medium speed (3rd position)
      *) L-3 provides low speed (4th position)

      If the switch does not provide 3 speeds then it could be either a wrong replacement part or wired incorrectly. To make sure that you wired the switch properly, refer to the old switch and wire the new switch accordingly. Would you please tell me what is the part number on the old switch?

      Thank you

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