How to wire exhaust fan with 3 wires?


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Old 02-10-22, 05:37 AM
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How to wire exhaust fan with 3 wires?

Hey guys our kitchen exhaust fan needs to be replaced. The old one has only 2 wires [black and white] coming from the fan switch connected to it. The replacement fan has 3 wires [black, red and white]. What needs to be done here please?
 
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Old 02-10-22, 10:22 AM
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A replacement motor should come with a wiring diagram.
Many times the diagram is listed on the motor.

Those colors would suggest a two speed motor.
White = neutral, black = high speed, red = low speed.
That would need to be confirmed.
 
 

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