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Old 08-21-2011, 12:07 PM   #1
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I purchased a timer for my bathroom fan. It has 5 wires, black white, green red and red-green. how do I hook this up when in my wall there only a black and white wire plus ground

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Old 08-21-2011, 12:25 PM   #2
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Do you have a make/model of the switch? If you only have 2 wires in the wall, you very well may not be able to use that switch (without running another cable from the switch to the fan), as it sounds like it requires a neutral wire (you don't have one if you only have 2).

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You need a neutral wire for that timer to work
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