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Old 12-10-2012, 07:09 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, 07:31 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.


Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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