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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    any further comments?
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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    I also checked the black to ground at all points in the circuit and each measures 140v.
    I did replace the switch, but alas I have the same problem.

    I visually inspected the wiring and it is...
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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    Here is a diagram of the problem switch.
    When I remove the wire nuts at the broken fan fixture, I can measure a current at about 25 volts from black to white. On a whim, I reset the volt meter to...
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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    NEC

    You anticipated my post. I measured the voltage across the hot wire to the common wire at the fan and across the switch.

    the readings were confusing at first - 25 volts on the 1k setting,...
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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    I measured across the switch and the working light measures 120 v. The lower switch for the fan motor reads about 40.

    The measurements at the fan were with the switch off. That is, with the...
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    Re: low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    In terms of checking the hot and the neutral, would I check the black wire to the ground and then the white to ground? I only checked the black to white across the volt meter.

    The wiring is...
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    low voltage in bathroom exhaust fan

    I would like to repair an exhaust fan in a bathrooom.

    The fan does not turn on when the swich is flipped. The light switch on the same fixture (it is a leviton dual switch fixture) works fine.
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