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It sounds like the contactor, relay, for the fan is intermittently missing a beat. This is usually caused by pitted contacts that develop from normal use. Sometime they make contact, sometimes they don't. You can try cleaning the contacts with emery paper for a temp fix but replacing it is a simple task. Turn off all the power before doing anything.


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To just answer your question, you need to attach your switch white wire to the bundle of white wire. You never, never want to separate the white bundled neutral wires and then energize the circuit unless you really know what you're doing... like as a professional. Be sure to turn off your breaker before doing any of this wiring. If you include pictures of ...


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In addition to Ed's good ideas, it's common to just frame and drywall a box around the duct, which you'd drop below the joists near a wall where it's out of the way. Basements across the Midwest have primary HVAC ducts boxed in this manner. Image source and more info


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I have repaired dozens if not hundreds of bathroom fans, flick the fan if it doesn’t spin for at least 5 seconds it needs lubricant, most are sleeved bearings and some wd40, or 3 in 1 oil may bring it back to life , I get slammed for suggestions of wd40 but it works to free things up in oil light bearings, a few drops of 15 to 40 weight motor oil will also ...


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However, I have no idea how to select a placement. Why would I choose ceiling mount vs wall mount? Like is there an "ideal" place to mount the fan? If wall mounted - high or low on the wall? Near a corner or in the middle of the wall? If ceiling mounted, near the center of the room? Corners? Wall centers? The fans you've referenced are fundamentally the ...


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TL;DR: That is a Hunter Original Hanger Bracket, which consists of a rubber bushing and U bolt rocker assembly. Your option #2, drill box and attach through, is the correct installation: you just need a drillable box. That hanger design is (a) meant to work with an outlet box and (b) to be mounted directly to the joist. Huh? How does this work? Here is an ...


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Dangerous! Don't pull LO FAN plug, it dissipate the heat. Sounds like LO FAN relay stuck, better replace the whole (blower control) board.


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