Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagram - Easy Take a closer look at a ceiling fan wiring diagram. Pick the diagram that is most like the scenario you are in and see if you can wire up your fan! This might seem intimidating, but it does not have to be. With these diagrams below it will take the guess work out. Need step by step instructions on replacing ceiling fan? How to Troubleshoot a Ceiling Fan That Stops Turning | Hunker Check the circuit breaker or fuse that controls the power to the ceiling fan. It is possible the breaker tripped and the fan is simply not getting power. If the breaker is tripped, reset it and monitor the fan for a period of time. If the breaker trips again it is an indication of a short somewhere in that circuit.