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657Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 70 CFM; same as Model 655 but does not include heater

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  • Broan features classic ventilation fan/light combinations which easily fit any décor. Why stop at just powerful ventilation when you can add extra lighting to help brighten any room?
    • 70 CFM 4.0 Sones
    • Designer styled white polymeric grille complements virtually any decor
    • Bright 100-watt light capacity. Bulb not included
    • 15-amp circuit acceptable
    • Type IC (Insulation Contact)
    • Use with Model 68W or 68V two-function control (available separately)
    • UL Listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to GFCI-protected branch circuit
    • Does not include heater
    • Permanently lubricated plug-in motor, quietly deliver high-efficiency performance
    • Built-in damper prevents backdrafts and eliminates metallic clatter
    • Adjustable, slotted mounting brackets span up to 24” for easy installation
    • Polymeric 4” round duct features a 2” long tapered sleeve for easy, positive ducting
    • All models available in single packs or Project Paks, except where noted
  • Video Links

    Cleaning a Bath Exhaust Fan - Danny Lipford

    Proper Ventilation Equals A Healthy Home - Danny Lipford

    How To Ventilate The Whole House - Danny Lipford

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    Article Links

    Evacuate the Bathroom

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  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square Feet65
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"70
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productNo
    Globe ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length16-3/4"
    Grille Width10-5/8"
    Heater wattage1300
    Housing Dimension LxWxH14-1/4" x 8-1/4" x 5-3/4"
    Housing Height5-3/4"
    Housing Length14-1/4"
    Housing Width8-1/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage100 Watts
    Light Bulb(s) IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    Product Weight12.5 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps2
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated WattsN/A
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • 657 is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great fit for my new bath I bought this particular fan/light because it was one of only a few that would fit the existing hole in my ceiling. Installation was easy. The only issue I have is that the plastic shield covering the light bulb does not fit exactly, making it hard to get in and equally hard to remove. Not a deal breaker though.
    Date published: 2015-01-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2nd purchase of this product. Replacement item for exhaust fan in beach condo. Easy to install & works fine. Low noise level & looks are exceptional.
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Date published: 2013-06-04
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from like noise? get this! In a room where thing should be quiet and relaxing, this pig shakes the ceiling and vibrates. please do avoid! SONES??? lots of SONEs!!
    Date published: 2011-10-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install It is easy to install. No problem with the wiring.
    Date published: 2011-01-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fan/ light combo Easy installation/looks good too
    Date published: 2009-08-28
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  • Replaced old 657 with a new 657;previous wiring is to a dual switch so fan and light could be used independently. Now BOTH work with each switch.

    Want to know why it won't work as previously , even though the black plug is in the black, and the white plug is in the white. Only pulled motor and replaced with the new motor, not the whole housing, and didn't change attic wiring. Help, please.
    Asked by: Tricia
    Thank you for your question on the model 657 exhaust fan/light. If you only unplugged and took the motor out of the 657 and replaced it, without changing any wiring, it would not operate any differently than it did before. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-05-05

    Can I replace very old 658 with 657 without attic access?

    We would like to replace the 658 (which was probably installed when our house was built in the 80s).with a model that has a fan and a light instead of a heater and fan. Can we replace it with the 657 without going into the attic? The crawl space in our attic at this area of the house is not accessible.
    Asked by: Bickle
    Thank you for your question on the 657 ventilation fan. In order to remove your 658 from the ceiling, you need to either have attic access or you will need to make the hole in the ceiling larger so you can work around the housing. The housing is attached to the ceiling joists with nails or screws. If you would like to discuss your installation further, please contact our Technical Support directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-10-30

    Which model do I have?

    I am trying to replace a ceiling fan installed by previous owner, about 20 years ago--not sure whether it is 655, 657, 656, or 658. Owner left installation instructions for all 4 models. I can't tell which model number it is (the model number is not visible). How can I tell whether it is simply a fan/light combination, or a fan/heater/light combination?
    Asked by: may
    The model number should be stamped inside the metal can or housing in the ceiling. It should be visible once you remove the grille. If it is not, please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance in identifying which product you have.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    Can i Replace 655 with 657?

    Asked by: install
    Thank you for your question on the model 657 fan/light ventilation fan. Yes, the 657 does have the same size housing as the 655 heater/fan/light. You would be able to remove the 655 from the ceiling and replace it with the 657 as the housing sizes are the same.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-08-26

    Can the grill be easily removed for painting the ceiling? Do I need instructions?

    Asked by: Mprice
    Thank you for your question on the model 657. You can remove the grille assembly by first removing the lens from the grille. The plastic lens just snaps in. Remove the nut, above the bulb and it will come down from the ceiling.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23
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