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Extractor fan confusion

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Wilbur62, 27 May 2019.

  1. Wilbur62

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    I am putting extractor fan in bathroom. It's a timer version so have wired it to an isolator switch. The confusion comes when I try to wire it to the bathroom light pullcord. All the videos ECT say wire into light rose. I have checked pulled and all I have is a red and black wires going to switch. Can't see a rose at all. It might be in loft but loft is very small and right and I'm not a small chap. Is there any other way to wire from isolator to live circuit.
     
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    What lights do you have in the bathroom?
    Spot lights ?
    1 ceiling light ?
     
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    Hi. Yeah one light with 3 spotlight. Have checked both spotlight a e pullcord. Both have two wires but no typical rose with loop in and out ect.
     
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    You either need to run wires from both switch and light or find the junction.
     
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    Sorry for not replying until now but have been unwell. Have located junction for bathroom light and pullcord. It's not a rose but a junction box. There are 4 wires in it with I presume is one for light one for pulled ,wire that goes to next light in circuit and a grey one which I'm not sure what it is. Any ideas , and can I change it for a ceiling rose.
     
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    The fourth one is presumably the feed from your consumer unit/fuse box.
    No need to change it. Once the cables/wires have all been properly identified with certainty, it will be possible to wire the fan from there.

    Kind Regards, John
     
  8. Wilbur62

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    Thanks John. Only question I'm using 3 core + earth for fan how would I wire that into junction box?
     
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