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neoinbiz

04:03AM | 02/07/02
Member Since: 02/06/02
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I need to know how to wire my bath light,exhaust fan and one outlet. I ran one hot wire from a 15 amp breaker to a 2 gang switch box. In the box I have my 1 hot wire from the breaker, 1 wire to the light and 1 to the fan, and 1 wire that will provide constant power to an outlet. What is the proper way to wire this combo?

rpxlpx

05:22AM | 02/07/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
The black (hot) wire from the breaker goes to 3 things: the brass connector on the unswitched outlet, switch 1 for the fan, and switch 2 for the light.
The white neutral wire from the neutral bus in the breaker box goes to 3 places: the silver connector on the outlet, the fan's white wire, and the light fixture's white wire.
The bare ground wire connects to the green tap on the outlet and the ground wire or frame of the fan and the light fixture.

neoinbiz

05:34AM | 02/07/02
Member Since: 02/06/02
2 lifetime posts
Is this correct then? I need to connect the black wire coming from the breaker to the black wire going to the unswitched outlet. Then if that powers hot to the outlet how do I get the hot to the other 2 switches to operate the light and fan? My main hot wire is coming directly from the breaker panel to the switch box. Then I have a wire going to the outlet from the switch box.

Mustang

07:30AM | 02/07/02
Member Since: 01/22/02
101 lifetime posts
Looks like you are a very enthusiastic beginner with little or no wiring experience, before you tackle this job, read some basic wiring books for your safety. Just seems to me this isn't the place to learn exactly what wire goes exactly where.

electricmanscott

05:33AM | 02/09/02
Member Since: 11/05/01
98 lifetime posts
Just put down the tools and step away from the wiring. Sounds very much like you should not be doing this project. To start,the National Electric Code requires bathroom receptacles to be fed from a 20 amp circuit serving no other receptacles unless it only serves the one bathroom.

rpxlpx

03:42AM | 02/12/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
neoinbiz, you'd best get some on-site assistance on this. A bathroom is not the place to have wiring problems.
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