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I have moved into a property with a Sector extractor fan in the bathroom - when you turn the light on the extractor starts up -when you turn the light off the extractor continues to run for a long time - how can I turn the lenght of time the fan runs for down

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On some Bathroom extractor fans there is a setting for the amount of time you want the fan to stay on after you turn off the switch, the setting dial is normally at the back of the fan so you need to take the fan down from the ceiling making sure the fan is electrically isolated.

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Yes there are usually one or two little knobs on the fan itself which can usually be turned by using a small screwdriver or your fingers. You would need to take off the front cover of the fan and look for these little knobs. If there is only one, then that will be the run-on timer. If there is two, then one will be the run-on timer and the other for setting how damp it needs to get for the fan to come on (if your fan has a humidistat)

Please isolate the fan from the electric supply before attempting ANY work on it.

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