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Will not automaticly come back on

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SOURCE: how to wire to 120v and thermostat on a armstrong

A line voltage thermostat is just like any other type of switch, except that it's controlled by temperature.

Just wire the 120vac to the pump, but interrupt the hot (black) wire with the thermostat.

Let me know if you need more help.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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How to wire to 120v and thermostat on a armstrong astro 30 pump


A line voltage thermostat is just like any other type of switch, except that it's controlled by temperature.

Just wire the 120vac to the pump, but interrupt the hot (black) wire with the thermostat.

Let me know if you need more help.

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