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Can I use a Leviton luminating light switch (5611) to

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Can I use a Leviton luminating light switch (5611) to operate a bathroom exhaust fan motor. My concern is with the small amount of current flowing through the motor via the small neon or led light in the switch itself. Could this damage the motor?

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Electrician: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 3 months ago
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Hi............you'll be fine the switch will burn out way before the motor will

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