I have two light switches in one "box". One controls a light and the other controls the fan. The two use the same wire on one pole (serial connection?). I have successfully installed a new switch for the light but cannot get the Intermatic fan-timer switch to work. There are four connections in the switch -- red, white, black, and green. I have the black wire (which is also connected to the light switch), the red, and the white wire connected together. For the other two wires, I have black-to-black and green-to-ground. When I turn on the fan, it phases in and out operating at a lower speed than when I used the regular toggle switch. I have tried all types of combinations but none of the others would give power to the unit. I have already replaced the unit and the same thing happens with the new timer switch.
While I am somewhat handy, I am not an expert on home wiring. Are there any thoughts or suggestions?
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