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Old 07-10-2010, 04:53 PM   #1
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how to reverse air flow in ceiling exhaust fan?

I just bought a panasonic whisperceiling 150 cfm ceiling exhaust fan, model FV-15VQ5 and was wondering how to reverse the airflow?

I tried rewiring it with the white and black wires together instead of white/white, black/black, but that didn't change the airflow direction.

ps. I'm trying to use the fan on the outside of a recording booth as exhaust. I got an inline fan at first, but it was too loud so I got this one to replace it.


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Most fans like you have are not meant to be reversed.


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all I can sugest is pull it out and turn it around.
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That fan, or any EXHAUST fan like it, cannot be reversed, electrically or physically. Who told you that it could???

You want something silent get a FanTech fan.
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