Question about Dryers

1 Answer

I am trying to hook up alight switch from a wall switch

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,245 Answers

You are adding another switch?
And connecting it to another box that has a light switch?
The first box must have a Black Hot and White Neutral.

Copy following link that shows drawing power from another outlet with Black Hot and White Neutral. Only the Black Hot wire connects to new switch.
Add a comment as needed.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#add

Posted on Nov 01, 2012

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How could I hookup my led light bar to my Baja 125 dirt runner? There is no battery. It's a kickstart. I need alight on it asap.


Buy one with a battery or buy a battery and mount with switch on bike somehow. Small 12 volt rechargeable gel-cells are available at Home Depot for $30. You would have to recharge it from time to time.

I'm pretty sure your bike has a magneto ignition system and does not need 12 volt DC power to operate it.

Sep 22, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Burner ignitors stay on after burner is lit


Nothing bad can happen if the ignitors stay on but it can be annoying. I remember reading something about this I will try to look it up again.

Mar 26, 2008 | Jenn-Air PRG3010 (NP) Gas Kitchen Range

1 Answer

I'm looking for help. Installing a Woods 59007 timer. It has 4 wires, red, black, green, white. My current electrical setup is a black, white, and ground wire in the box. How do I hook this up? T


Hook all the white wires together.
Hook all the greens or bare copper wires together.
Hook your hot black to the timer black.
Hook your black wire that goes to your light to the red switch wire.
then try the switch if the light doesn't work switch the red and black switch wires around black to light red to black power.

Oct 19, 2014 | Woods In-Wall Digital 5-10-15-30-Minute...

1 Answer

Eagle switch (on/off with a light.I want to install it. it has 2 dark screws on one side, +line+. And alight shiney colored screw at one end, and a brass screw at the other end whitch says cu wire only....


The Eagle 271 is designed to switch two, separate circuits. If you only have a black & a white wire in the wall, then it sounds like you only have one switching circuit in there.

You could use the device you have if you want. Connected the black wire to one of the dark screws, and the white wire to either the brass or the shiny screw (just pick one). This will make one light switch work, and the other light switch will be solely for decoration.

(NOTE: I AM ASSUMING THAT THIS IS REPLACING AN EXISTING SWITCH, IF THIS BOX PREVIOUSLY HAD A RECEPTACLE IN IT, THAT WHITE WIRE WILL BE A NEUTRAL AND WILL CAUSE THE BREAKER TO TRIP IF HOOKED UP TO A SWITCH).

If you used to be able to switch two, separate circuits from this switch box, and you only see the black & white wire, then I hate to tell you, it sounds like you lost a wire in the wall.

Nov 11, 2010 | Eagle 271w-box Switch 15 Amp 120-277 Volt...

1 Answer

I want to change . alight switch ito a combination switch. outlet and light but thiers only two wires runin to light switch


You only have two wires, because it is wired for a switch leg. You only have the incoming hot and outgoing hot to the light. You need a neutral and grounding conductors also. If you're putting this in a bathroom, it should be a GFCI receptacle. You will have to add another wire, or just add another box in the wall.

Aug 01, 2010 | Cooper Wiring Devices ACE AC-DC...

1 Answer

The remote controls the fan speed but wont dim or control the light. the unit wont work if the light switch is off so I cant use the fan at all unless the light is turned on


mcdevito75 here, Generally the Ceiling fan motor is hooked up by-passing the wall switch but still to the hot laed going to the wall switch whlie the lights are hooked up to the hot lead after the wall switch, So without the remote, Manually operate your fan and lights. First with the wall switch off the fan should work and the lights no work. Now turn the fan off with the pull chain on the fan shroud close to the ceiling. Now turn wall switch on and lights should work with wall switch and the fan should also work. if so, re-program the remote or change the batteries or even re--place the remote.

Jul 26, 2010 | Hunter Ceiling Fan Light Remote Control

1 Answer

Minka F719 Lavery Wired fan and fan works but light does not come


The light leg should be hooked to a power source. If you have a separate wire from a wall switch, that's where it should be hooked. Otherwise, you can hook it to the fan leg and operate the light from the switch on the fan.

Jan 31, 2010 | Minka F719-TSP Treville Tuscan Patina...

1 Answer

I have red, metal, beige, and black wires in my ceiling. how do i hook up my Glendale fan?


If you could give me the specs on this (voltage and amperage), I can begin to help. Also, I would need to know what the values of the wires in the ceiling are. Meaning...is Black or Red wire's a Hot wire or switch leg. To find this out. First turn off the circuit breaker(s) at your electrical house panel. There could be two circuits, so make sure to have a voltage tester, or a little induction voltage tester that will help determine if power is on or off. Also, turn your wall switch off designated for this fixture. Now, leaving the wall switch off. Make sure to do this with two people. Turn on the circuit breaker. Either the black or the red wire will be hot (unless there's other circuits involved, which I don't think there is). Once you determine your hot wire, write it down. And then turn on the wall switch. Now, the other wire should be hot now. This is your switch leg. The wire that will operate (on and off) your fixture. Beige is most likely your neutral wire, and will go to the white wire(s) at the fixture. And the metal wire is your ground wire, and should go to your bare copper wire inside of your fixture. So now, turn everything back off (including both your circuit breaker and wall switch). So, Hot wire goes directly to your wall switch. It might be easier to hook up your switch leg first, because then the wire left over will go to your switch. So, Hot wire hooks up to wall switch. Other wire coming from switch, hooks up to the other colored wire (switch leg). The beige wire stays at the fixture and hooks up to the white wire(s), and then the bare copper wire splices (connects) to the metal wire from the ceiling. After you have everything wired, and the fixture put back together. Here's how you test it. Leave wall switch in off position. First, turn the circuit breaker back on. If everything is fine, then you turn on the wall switch. Note: If you're able to leave the fixture in the on position prior to turning the wall switch on - do so. That's why if there's any problems, you'll be a safe distance away. And the worst that could happen is that you trip the circuit breaker. Then, you'll have to recheck everything you did, and make sure all your connections are secure. Well, Good Luck to you, and feel free to ask me any further questions you may have. Jim 

Jan 22, 2010 | Hampton Bay 52 In.Carriage House II in...

1 Answer

Hotpoint Aquarius WD440G


Unplug the machine from the wall for 5 minutes, then plug it back in and try it again. If the lights come back, the control board needs to be replaced.

Jul 28, 2017 | Hotpoint Ariston WD440G Front Load...

1 Answer

Quattro Plus heater will not stay alight


Does this unit have a thermocoupling?

If so replace it. (6 bucks)
It is the units flame sensor and they routinely go bad.
When they no longer sense flame the unit will shut off gas to the ignitor/burner.
It will only stay lit when you are manualy holding the button.

Dec 03, 2008 | DeLonghi Heating & Cooling

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

24 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

16043 Answers

Are you a Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...