Want continuous power to GFI


Old 07-31-11, 10:06 PM
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Want continuous power to GFI

I want to swap out the GFI in the bathroom with a single plug GFI that has a led night light, but unfortunately the GFI only has power when the bathroom light is turned on. Power goes from the switch to the light, and the GFI wiring is pigtailed to the wiring in the light. Any suggestions how I can get continuous power to the GFI?
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Old 08-01-11, 03:34 AM
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It won't happen unless the GFCI and switch(source) are close together. Power should have gone to the receptacle (GFCI) first, and then onto the fan with a switch loop to the switch. Figure a way to do this, and you're good.

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