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# Air handler circuit breaker

Bad circuit breaker was taken out from the AC air handler by tec, (\$75.00) he bundled wires together without a breaker. He said, since the main circuit breaker panel is near by, I didn't need the air handler breaker. TRUE???
I purchased a new breaker (\$75.00) and would like to put it back in. I'm presently unemployed, and cant afford for tec to come back for another service call. Do you, or can you please tell me which wires go where on the breaker it would help if could help me with a schematic ? I do most electrical work around the house and am familiar with the AC jargon.
Thanks for your attention.
Eric

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You realy need to reffer to schematic.if u try to rewire make sure ur breaker's r off both air handler/heat pump.top of breaker is normaly the load which means wires coming from air handler bottom of breaker is the line side(lL-1 L-2) there should be a schematic on blower or one of doors are there electric heaters.if so what watt r they to asure u have right breaker.

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WITHOUT ANYTHING TO LOOK AT I WOULD SAY HE CONNECTED HALF THE LOAD TO ONE OF THE PHASE WIRES AND THE OTHER TO THE OTHER PHASE WIRES , PHASE WIRES MEANING 120/240 SINGLE PHASE , SO IF THAT IS THE CASE TAKE THE WIRES HE HAS BUNDLED TO ONE PHASE OR ONE TERMINAL ON THE BREAKER AND THE OTHER TO THE OTHER TERMINAL OF THE BREAKER IN SOME CASES IT IS NECESSARY TO CONNECT THE WIRES WITH CONNECTOR, APPROVED TYPE AND THEN TO THE BREAKER TERMINAL ,THIS JUMPER SHOULD BE RATED THE RATEDING OF THE BREAKER YOU ARE INSTALLING ,GOOD LUCK

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