Bathroom ceiling fan wire's?

Old 07-04-19, 11:07 AM
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Bathroom ceiling fan wire's?

ok ,so I'm putting in a modern bathroom ceiling fan/light in my OLD house.
the new light fixture has a
white/blue wire for the light
black wire/white wire for the fan
green ground
however the wires that were connected to the old fan only had black and white wires to the old fan and light and no ground connected.

I have a braided copper wire exposed along side the black and white wires coming from the ceiling ,

so do I connect that copper wire to the ground on tge new unit and blue wire to the black wire for "lights"??
Old 07-04-19, 11:46 AM
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Typically the ground wire out of the cable is a solid piece of wire.
If you have a very old house the braid could be a tail from the box.

Your fan and light will come on together. So connect the two white fixture wires to incoming white. The black and blue wires will connect to the incoming black wire. The ground wire connects to the incoming ground wire.
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