Converting 3 switches to one combination switch


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Old 05-26-16, 03:36 PM
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Converting 3 switches to one combination switch

In my bathroom, I currently have 3 switches:
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The Switch on the Right, Runs the Light fixture above the Vanity.
The switch in the Middle runs the Fan.
The switch on the left runs the Heater.

The Fan and Heater are in the Same Ceiling Fixture, a Nutone Brand 765HL Ventilation Fan w/ Directionally-Adjustable Heater & Light (100W Incandescent Lighting)

Note: The Light has never worked in this Fixture. But we do use it for the fan and the heater.

So what I am trying to do now, Is minimize the space the current 3 light switches are using, so I can install a cabinet. So I bought this:
Pass & Seymour TM8111WCC6 Decorator Combination Single Pole and Single Pole and Single Pole, White
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I was thinking this can be a simple project.... until I pulled out the current 3 switches. which looks like this:
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to be clear, Here is what's happening with the wiring on the current switches:
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I need to figure out how I connect it all to this... Here is the Back of the new combination switch:
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So my question now is, How do I hook up the wires to this combination Switch I purchased? All my bathroom Cabinets are ready for install and I'm held up by one switch... Any help is appreciated!
 

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Old 05-26-16, 03:43 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

What are your plans for the three gang box? You can't just cover part of it with the cabinet.
The jumper/tab on the back of the switch MUST be broken or opened.

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Old 05-26-16, 05:17 PM
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After I get it wired, I'm going to drywall over the old box area, pulling out the old box of course.

So for Com A, I can run the black to it and just remove the red that goes to the current fan switch and the black that runs to the current heater switch? So it would just be the black coming in the box straight to Com a?

Thanks so much for your help!!!
 
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So for Com A, I can run the black to it and just remove the red that goes to the current fan switch and the black that runs to the current heater switch? So it would just be the black coming in the box straight to Com a?
Yes. Make sure to remove the tab on the back.
 
 

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