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Bath Fan Upgrade Kit

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  • Item # 1CVA5
  • Mfr. Model # 690
  • UNSPSC # 40101604
  • Catalog Page # 3685
  • Shipping Weight 4.2 lbs.
Country of Origin China Country of Origin is subject to change.
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Product Details

Broan® bathroom fan upgrade kit allows you to upgrade your current bath fan in 10 min. Includes 2 motor plates to fit economy fans.

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Technical Specs

  • Item Bath Fan Upgrade Kit
  • Depth (In.) 11-1/8
  • Height (In.) 5
  • Width (In.) 9-5/8
  • Remarks Cuts Sound Levels up to 50% and Boosts Air Movement up to 20%
  • For Use With Broan Models 670, 671, 688, 689, Nautilus Models N671, N688 with Housings 7-1/2 x 7-1/4" and NuTone Models 693, 695, and 696N with Housings 7-1/2 x 7-1/4" and Housings 8 x 7-1/4"
  • Includes Fan Motor and Blower Assembly, 2 Motor Plates, Wrench, Fasteners, and White Plastic Grille
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 84reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent and very easy Our house was built in 1994 and our bathroom fan was so loud when I saw this replacement fan I figured I would try it. If no good I would send back well to my surprise it was so easy when I was done I check everything to make sure I installed it correct. Very quiet and moves the air better then older fan thank you for making this fan kit for us D.I.Y. people didn't want to have to go in attic and replace the whole unit. January 15, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Way to go Broan! Used this for a Mercury (NuTone/Scovill) housing labeled "690 thru 696-A Unit". This model wasn't listed in the specs but the dimensions matched so I took a chance. The "690 Motor Plate (8" x 7.25") fit perfectly. The only thing in the kit that didn't match was my housing did not have the tabs to hold the scroll band, as described in the instructions. That was easily remedied using a pop-rivet (see attached image). The original fan was 50 CFM and 4.0 Sones so this unit was an improvement on both counts, albeit small. Actually, when I removed the housing from the ceiling (not normally required for this unit), I found the 3" flex hose blocked the exhaust flap from opening so we never had the full output of the original fan. To fix this, I added a rigid plastic collar which mated nicely with the flex hose (see attached image).Wish I had known about this product 10 years ago when I replaced two similar fans.Thanks Broan! December 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to install. First watch the Video, They help. Good product. The one I replaced in the bathroom was over 12 years old. Followed the instructions on the video and it took about 15 Minutes. The 690 is 20% stronger than the old 688 model I replaced. But makes less noise. August 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product was an excellant value, and fairly easy to install. I purchased two (2) of the #690 Bathroom Fan Upgrade kits, to upgrade both of my bathroom fans. After opening up the boxes, and reading over the instruction sheets, I went to work at removing my old bathroom fan assemblies, and installing the new bathroom fan upgrade kits.The instructions were very informative, and fairly easy to read and understand. The actual procedure to remove the old fan assemblies, and install the new fan upgrade kits, went very smoothly. The length of time to remove and replace the first bathroom fan assembly was a bit longer (approximately 45 minutes). That time included vacuuming out the entire fan housing enclosure. The second bathroom fan upgrade kit took me about 35 minutes to install (including the vacuuming).Both bathroom fan upgrade kits installed fairly easily, and both work great. I believe that the #690 Bathroom Fan Upgrade kits are an excellant value, and I highly recommend them. July 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Most happy with sound level. I have replace 3 fans with this product and am very happy with all. I am most happy with the reduced sound level. This purchase was to replace one that I had replaced a number of years ago that had gone bad. It gets a lot of use in a very wet bathroom. July 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Slam Dunk A DIYer I am not. But I felt like Bob Vila after installing this fan. The instructions were easy to follow and step by step. I had my doubts about the "installs in 10 Minutes" catch line. But I wish I had timed my self because I think I did it in 9 1/2 minutes. Seriously, I wish everything in life or at least in the home was this easy and effective. Thanks. July 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is a breeze to assemble and install. Product replaced my model 688 Broan installed 23 years prior. Product is quieter than the old and the price is fair March 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Upgrade I purchased this fan upgrade because my bathroom fan became extremely noisey over time. This product was a direct replacement for my current fan and was easily installed with common hand tools. Installation instructions were straight forward and easy to follow. It has been quite some time since the upgrade and I have not had any issues with this product despite the heavy usage(2-3 Hrs per Day). February 15, 2015
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