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Old 12-10-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
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Bath Fan Advice


I have a new Panasonic Fan for the bath. Vent up through roof. Outside the bath a have a switch to turn the light on. Inside the bath I have a GFI near the sink (switch is almost directly across from outlet). The fan has 3 wires. 1. Fan
2. Light
3. Night Light (don't think I will use)

I have access from attic. I have two blacks/two whites/ground and a red that was capped off and just sitting capped when I took off the existing light. Those all fed into the old light.

Not sure what to do with the red.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:31 PM   #2
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The red may have been a separately switched hot.

The splices should be in an accessible junction box.

The white should not be spliced to the ground.

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