Question about Dayton G73 Utility Heater

2 Answers

Hooking up my heater

I have a dayton g74 utility heater, how do you hook it up. i have it hooked up using black on li & red on l2 where does the white wire go.this is a 208 volt heater.

Posted by on

  • IDOTMAN Dec 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. The heater (G73) is 220 and I have 4 wires running from the box to the heater. The Black connects to L1 and the Red to L2. I have a white and a bare copper left. Do they both connect to the Green ground Screw or do I not connect the Bare copper to anything?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 15 Answers

The white is the common neutral, it is probably a 3 wire unit, and you are missing the ground wire. Check inside the control panel and see if someone wired it using the white wire for the ground, it will be screwed into a terminal lug. Check the schematics to see if the unit requires a common neutral to run the controls.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

The black goes to L1, Red to L2. The bare copper wire is the ground which goes to the grounding nut in the rear, it has the green washer on it. The white is the 'common' or 'neutral' wire and isnt used, it gets capped with a wire nut and some electrical tape.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Wireingpowerin3e841


Hi,
In the electrical makeup box will be a black, white and green wire...
hook the black to the black in, the white to the white in, and the green to the green or bare wire in...

heatman101

Oct 25, 2010 | Dayton (3E380) Gas Heater

1 Answer

Original AC Condenser fan motor had three wires L1 L2 & Fan Capacitor The replacement Dayton motor has 4 wires, L1 L2 & 2 capacitor wires solid tan and tan with white tracer One goes to the F...


Hi,
Yes, that can be confusing...hook the tan wire with the white strip onto the same line wire as the one going to the capacitor...usually the L2 wire....so then in reality you have the two tan wires hooked onto the common and the F terminals of the cap...

heatman101

Aug 15, 2010 | GE Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Wire from circuit breaker is Black/White/Bare(ground). From Jenn Air is Black/White/RED/Green (ground). How do I wire? Jenn Air Black to Black, Jenn Air Red and White to White? Grounds (Jenn Air Green to...


depending on your local electrical code:and I see that the unit is 240 Volts A.C., then RED=Power/Black=POWER(L1 & L2)/WHITE="N"Neutral/and GREEN=SAFETY GROUND,on the new unit, then use from the wall power BLACK = L1 and White= L2. then on the unit RED=L1 and BLACK=L2(either way you hook these 2 up there isn't a polarity issue on these 2 wires) on the units hook-up/then use the BARE supply wire as neutral and tie BOTH WHITE and GREEN from the unit together to this BARE wire

Apr 29, 2010 | Jenn-Air JED8230 Electric Cooktop

1 Answer

Trying to install used Dayton 3E367C garage furnace. Wondering if anyone has a wire diagram or can explain colored wires. Thanks for the help. Wayne


in or on the heater there should be terminals labelled R, W1, W2 if its a 2 stage and G for fan only operation hook up any color of wires as long as the W on the stat is hooked up with W on the heater and so forth but for heat only operation utilize the R and W terminals only.

Jan 24, 2010 | Dayton (3E379) Heater

1 Answer

I just purchased an used furnace model # 4E458 and serial # Q9541564. I am trying to find a wiring diagrahm. Where can I get one? Thank you Joe Biernasz


if you go to the manufacturers web site they should be able to help. but most of the time you just need to hook up your high voltage(120v) which if your black, white and green. and on your low voltage side it is usually red=r,green=g,yellow=y and w=white. if you have a thermostat that is battery operated than you do not need a common wire. if you need a common wire than us the blue wire. and if you are hooking up an a/c system then hook up 1 wire to y and the other to common

Nov 10, 2009 | Dayton Gas Furnace Heater

1 Answer

I have installed a Dayton G73 heater in my garage along with a 240V outlet. I am using a 3 prong dryer cord and I am having difficulty figuring out which wire to hook to L1 and L2. I have determined the...


here's a link to the install guide
www.air-n-water.com/manuals/G73.pdf

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Electrical-Wiring-Home-1734/Installation-Dayton-G73-Garage.htm

Nov 02, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Dayton G73 wire hook up with 10/3 NM-B wire


Red wire is not needed. Be certain 208 volts is read across black and white. Cap off the red.

Jul 04, 2008 | Dayton Electric Heater

2 Answers

Installing a Dayton G73


If that is a 240V unit then you are correct wiring L1 and L2 to black and red. Unless the unit uses 120V for something like a control panel, it doesn't need the neutral.

Jan 14, 2008 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dayton G73 Utility Heater Logo

Related Topics:

439 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dayton Heating & Cooling Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2115 Answers

Mack Baxter

Level 3 Expert

381 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

Are you a Dayton Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...