Step 5: Connect The Wires

step by step how to install a bigger bathroom fan connect wires in attic
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Thread the electric cable from the bathroom through a cable connector and into the junction box. Remove the box cover. Using wire nuts and electrical tape, connect the fan's wires to the cable's—black to black, white to white, green to bare copper—as illustrated in the fan's instructions. Replace the cover.
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