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If the operation is backwards, this woyld be a defective switch or a switch that is labeled wrong. Either way it should be returned for a replacement.
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Thank you for the clarification. It may be futile with a defective switch. I need a clear picture of the way you have the switch wired and model number of the switch. Thanks
Yes M'am, was waiting for picture. My apologies. I can't help without a picture. Thank you for the opportunity perhaps another expert will be able to help you
Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you now. As the last expert suggested, a make and model number would give me the information required to answer your question.
Simple installation. Your description of the problem indicates you have the feed wire on the wrong termination. You need to identify the hot wire with a 2 wire voltage tester and then connect it to the single svrew termination on the side. The leads to the vent and lights then connect to one of the 3 screws on the other side. Let me know how it goes.
I checked the specs and installation guide. The switch has to be miswired as far as the hot wire attachment. If connected as directed the individual screws on the other side operate from the adjacent switch. Might want to recheck the connections.
Unfortunately you are wrong. Check the connections. Let me know after you do how it went.
If the only thing not working is the light and the only change made was the switch, I would think the problem is the light. The hot on one side feeds the 3 switches. 2 are working suggest the light as the problem.
Either the problem is the light or the switch is defective.
That would be a connection to the wrong wire. That wire should be directly connected to the hot wire and not the switch. Were the fan,light and night light on a previous switch? Is the model number you gave me correct?
The switch is a triple single pole. It requires a hot on one side on the single screw and 3 wires, one for each function on the other side. If you have one switch controlling lights in another room, it needs to connect with the hot and not be on the switch, which means you need another wire for the light not working. You are my eyes and I can only comment on your replies.
That is a little confusing. The wire colors being more than a single color on the wires. Could you upload a couple of pictures?
Show me the front of the switches.
The replacement switch isn't exactly the same as the original . Knowing which wire is a hot, take each of the other wires and touch them to the hot to determine their function. The mention of connecting the yellow to the white says make that the last wire to test. Let me know what each color does.
It may already be connected
Look to see if a white wire enters the box with the other wires.
Do any enter the box with wires from the fan?
Are they all connected together?
Just touch the wires as instructed.
I said touch the wires, I did't day anything about a switch. I want to know their functions.
Try each of the wires left one at a time. If nothing happens put the 2 wires together and try them.
You showed, red, blue,brown and yellow. You used 2 that leave 2. Blacks are feed and not included.
Wires on the old switch need to connect to new switch.. Black and white, where did they come from?
You need to read my direction more carefully. I can't keep repeating instructions. I saw the pictures and got the other lights on elsewhere and the only thing left should be the last connection. No mention of a white and black previously. I'm working with the info you supply.
Connect the white with other whites and touch the black to the hot wires.
If that doesn't conclude the question, I'll opt out.