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01-28-14, 07:31 AM
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Posted By sordido1981

Great news, I rechecked everything and the fan...

Great news, I rechecked everything and the fan works!

There was a loose wire at the switch. Thank you so much for the help!!!
01-27-14, 09:31 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Ray, Thanks for your answer. The way I...

Ray,

Thanks for your answer.

The way I connected the wires is the following:

Wire nut: white wire taped from the switch cable + black hot wire power in

Black fan + black light + black...
01-27-14, 09:09 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Here are the pics of the connected wires ...

Here are the pics of the connected wires

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01-27-14, 08:55 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

PJmax, I followed what you suggested but it...

PJmax,

I followed what you suggested but it did not work :(

it looks like the switch does not have any effect.
01-27-14, 08:24 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Just to be sure I understand correctly...when you...

Just to be sure I understand correctly...when you say:

"On the cable going to the switch..... tape the white wire black and connect it to the hot wire coming in from the power cable. Put a wire...
01-27-14, 08:10 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Switch is back in place. Thanks! Since I...

Switch is back in place. Thanks!

Since I tested both the cables on the ceiling, I am assuming the one with the power is the one that had the fan always on independently from the switch, am I...
01-27-14, 08:03 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Yes! You are totally correct! There were a white...

Yes! You are totally correct! There were a white and a black connected together. How come?

Just to clarify, there was only a fan before and not a fan with light.

Thanks for your precious help...
01-27-14, 08:00 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Nashkat, I turned off the power and tried to...

Nashkat,

I turned off the power and tried to pull as much as I could but it looks like I can't pull any further.

Here are closer pics of the switch. It seems you are right tho, there is only...
01-27-14, 07:41 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Hi Nashkat1, Thank you! I just checked and...

Hi Nashkat1,

Thank you! I just checked and it looks like there are double wires on the back of the switch. 2 whites and two blacks. Does is sound correct?
01-27-14, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Thanks PJmax! There are 4 wires on the fan...

Thanks PJmax!

There are 4 wires on the fan and light: 1black fan 1white fan, 1 black light and 1 white light.

There are also 4 wires in the ceiling box.

The thing that I don't get is why I...
01-27-14, 07:29 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

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01-27-14, 07:19 PM
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Posted By sordido1981

Help! 4 wires for a bathroom ceiling fan

Hi,

I bought a new fan for my bathroom and while I was removing the old housing an d installing the new one I found out that there are 4 wires.

The bathroom has only switch for the fan and the...
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