wiring Wholehouse 2 speed fan switch

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wiring Wholehouse 2 speed fan switch

i have a single switch that has two speeds and off. i have 14/3 gauge wiring coming through the wall and most switches I have seen, the screws are color matched to the wiring. Except the one I had mailed to me of course. Now I cant figure out which wires go where (with the exception of ground of course)



 
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Does power come in at the fan? What is the wiring at the fan?
 
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I am tapping into the back of an unused receptical outlet that is up in the attic by the fan to power it. So right now power will be coming from that out let to a junction box that goes to the fan and to the switch


Wire on right is going to power, top wire to switch, bottom left to fan.

Fan has ground black red white wiring
 
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ok got it all wired, hooked up to the switch, fan came on. I was able to adjust from low to high, but i have a problem. the fan wont turn off! No matter what configuration i use of wiring in the switch, the fan wont turn off until I hit the breaker.

currently the switch is hooked up with red, black and ground to fan red black and ground, with white nutted off from switch box (not attached to switch) to the fan, then from fan to power source.
 
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The white of the 3-conductor cable should be remarked black on both ends and connected to the hot black at the junction box. I can't tell from the picture but one side of the switch should have both the high and low connected together. The remarked white of the 3-conductor cable goes there. The red and black of the 3-conductor cable go to the remaining two screws.
 
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i figured out what was wrong. I had constant power to the fun, needed to reroute it to the switch then power from the switch to the fan. All is working well and its a freakin wind tunnel in here!

thanks for the replies.
 
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Who is the manufacturer/supplier of the two-speed switch shown in the problem??

Much better than a pull chain
 
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