wiring exhaust fan

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Old 06-15-17, 11:32 PM
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wiring exhaust fan

New bathroom has vanity light and exhaust vent/light/heater combo unit.
There are three rocker switches in this order.
a) One switch for vanity light. Two black wires.
b) One switch for exhaust vent and light. They turn on together. Two black wires and one red.
c) One switch heater. Two black wires.
I would very much like to convert b to a stacker switch such that I can turn on the vent light without turning on the vent.
Does it sound like I will be able to do so with the wiring I have?
 
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Old 06-16-17, 01:03 AM
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b) One switch for exhaust vent and light. They turn on together. Two black wires and one red.
Is one black wire and one red wire to the same side of the switch? If so are the black and red from the same three conductor cable? Do you have several white wires connected together in the switch box?
 
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Old 06-16-17, 02:19 AM
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Ok, good questions.
The two black wires are together on the bottom of the middle switch and the red is at the top of the middle switch. All three on the same side of the middle switch. I'll investigate in the morning and see if I can describe any white wires and whether the black and red are from the same three conductor cable. Thank you.
 
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Old 06-16-17, 07:10 AM
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You maybe able to switch the vanity light and vent light together if that would work for ya.
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