Be sure to check out Part 1 of this install for more background information.
For the WOMENS bathroom, a remote Sniffer pump installation was chosen to allow for silent operation. The Sniffer pump was located in the basement and a control signal cable (RJ11 telephone cord) was routed to the toilet instead of a power cord.
The bathroom plumbing had been upgraded to polyethylene tubing several years prior and the floor penetration for the tubing had enough extra clearance for the air exhaust tubing and signal cable to fit. In the same manner as the MENS bathroom, electrical fish tape was fed into the crawl space under the bathroom floor and directed towards the access opening in the basement. Tubing and signal cable were then fastened to the fish tape and then pulled back up through the floor penetration. The tubing and signal cable were then routed to the toilet tank and neatly secured to the PE tubing using zip ties.
After assigning wire colors to each wire of the LED push button connector, the connector was removed and the push button wires joined using “red hat” telephone wire splice connectors. The connector was then transferred to the remote end of the telephone cord (at the Sniffer pump location) and reconnected using the color coded wires.
Here’s what the final installation looks like in the toilet tank with just the air intake manifold and push button switch.
A picture of the sanitary pipe vent saddle connection (that is shared with the MENS bathroom) can be seen in the Part 1 post for this dual bathroom install. Total install consisted of a 25′ air intake tubing and signal cable run to the remote Sniffer pump + 10′ air exhaust tubing run from the pump to the vent saddle – so 35′ total tubing length. The power cord from Sniffer pump to outlet was approximately 15′ with the pump positioned in a corner of the basement close to the crawl space access opening.