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05-29-14, 02:10 PM
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Posted By yellowtail

Best way to wire bathroom exhaust light combo

I have a bathroom light/fan combo, would like to wire it with two switches instead of one.

Its pretty short about 10 ft from ceiling to switch location. The cable is an old cable with 2 wires only...
05-26-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By yellowtail

fan and light combo, switch wiring help

i want to confirm if my wiring is correct before i hook up the switch.

i want to make fan and light independent.

fixture has blue, black, white green.
switch is double pole dual switch from...
05-20-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,522
Posted By yellowtail

Thanks for the reply, initially, i checked...

Thanks for the reply,

initially, i checked the garage junction box and there is like a ghost voltage about 1 going up and down but no power.

So i followed the blatantly obvious not up to code...
05-18-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,522
Posted By yellowtail

underground electric wire

hello everyone, so weather is finally nice to do some yard work.

i made a thread a couple months ago about garage power not working.

i followed the wire today and it goes around the house and...
02-21-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

so i went to shut off the breaker to the garage...

so i went to shut off the breaker to the garage to make sure no one gets hurt or just have power feeding into the soil.

Turns out the breaker also shuts off my fridge outlet!

Either i have the...
02-19-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

ok, thank you all for your help. i think i got a...

ok, thank you all for your help. i think i got a good grasp on it. I will go around and test everything again and try to trace out the actual wiring.

Just to confirm, the proper wiring should be...
02-19-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

ah yeah 1/2" not sure why i changed it to 6" i...

ah yeah 1/2" not sure why i changed it to 6" i had 1/2" earlier.


i'm just thinking, i'm not at home right now, but would it be possible for him to use romex from circuit panel to a junction box...
02-19-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

sorry, i dont understand a few of the words, but...

sorry, i dont understand a few of the words, but this is what i think you said.

disconnect the yellow cable, and attached the proper wire to the end of it and pull it out the other end? (the...
02-19-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

ah, i am sorry about using the wrong terminology....

ah, i am sorry about using the wrong terminology.

The yellow cable is "supposely" newly put in, the garage had no power, but the previous seller put it in 4 months before i bought the house.
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02-18-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

I think the wire goes from circuit breaker along...

I think the wire goes from circuit breaker along the inside wall then goes under a concrete slab and under the lawn then pops out from the garage floor. Its in a metal tube when it pops out of the...
02-18-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By yellowtail

detached garage no power

Hello everyone, i am a new homeowner and i want to be a handy homeowner and not have to call in a guy for everything small.

I am having trouble with my garage, it has all the wiring hooked up,...
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