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purchased ham bay bathroom fan/lite model bpt18-34ale-1 what

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purchased ham bay bathroom fan/lite model bpt18-34ale-1 what type of wall switch is needed....nothing stated in instructions

AssuredElectrical :

Welcome. My name is XXXXX XXXXX would be glad to assist.

AssuredElectrical :

If your existing wiring will support all 3 functions separately, a 3 function switch is in order. Most times on a remodel the wiring isnt in place

AssuredElectrical :

If you have enough wires for all 3 functions, then CLICK HERE for the switch you need

AssuredElectrical :

That switch allows the fan, light and night light all separate switches in a single box

Customer:

only one wire so can I jumper?

AssuredElectrical :

You only have a single switch to oeprate all 3 items?

AssuredElectrical :

Most do not use the nightlight and just combine the fan and main light together

AssuredElectrical :

You can join the wires together in the fan and use a single switch if you like.

Customer:

at the present time yes. but can re adjust........lol

AssuredElectrical :

Ok, the red wire goes to the night light, there are 2 blacks to the main lights and a black to the fan.

AssuredElectrical :

So, you can pick and choose what you want on the switch if only one switch.

Customer:

perfect, olddddd house 1800's hate remodels when sister keeps changing things up. not to mention deadlines, rented as of 7/14 and bathroom totally shipwrecked.

Customer:

thanks Tom appreciate help. 88 miles from my books. lol

AssuredElectrical :

You are welcome, glad to assist

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