Need guidance on wiring exhaust fan light combo


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Old 03-29-18, 12:45 PM
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Need guidance on wiring exhaust fan light combo

hi.

i just pulled out the old exhaust fan/light combo in our bath. we have two wall switches, one for the light and one for the fan.

i just need a little help wiring this. im never 100% sure.
thanks!

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Old 03-29-18, 12:50 PM
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In you photo it looks like the label for "power" is on the white wire. Is that correct? I expect to see it on the black wire but in your photo it appears it might be on the white.
 
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Old 03-29-18, 01:48 PM
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Sorry about that. There is a black and white with a sticker that says power wrapped around both of them. There is a red and white with a sticker that says light around both of them.
 
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my interpretation is:

1 green from the fan goes to the bare live wire.
1 red from the fan goes to red in the live wire
1 black from the fan goes to black in the live wire
2 whites fro the the fan/light go to the white in the live wire
 
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Both switches are working so I assume I got it right. Please let me know if you see something wrong so I donít burn my house down.

horrible experience being up in the attic. Totally itchy now. Plus it was hot as hell. Thanks
 
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Yes.... you've got it correct. When you discuss multiple wires in one sheath you are discussing a cable.
 
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Thank you very much. One more of those to go in the master bath, then I need to figure out how to add another switch in the kids' bath for the fan and the light.
 
 

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