Question about Pool & Spa

1 Answer

My hot plate is coming on without turning it on

It came on this morning when i was using another appliance and i had to turn off the circut breaker to turn it off, I switched on ths circut breaker later on but the hot plate came o again

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
  • 15,937 Answers

What is the model and make?

Posted on Apr 20, 2013

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.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call 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

Shirted the common to wrong post , and 110 line to the common lug. then properly connected. nothing comes on


First I would go check your circut breaker in your home.
remember a circut breaker may only move off a little. You need to turn breaker off then reset to power on.

Oct 09, 2016 | Dryers

1 Answer

My kenmore dryer will not turn on. I checked the breaker and outlet and there is no power


ARE U SAYING UR BREAKER IS BAD? REPLACE IT OTHER WISE U HAVE A BAD APPLIANCE TERMINAL BBLOCK

Jul 01, 2014 | Kenmore Dryers

1 Answer

My lights dim and microwave fan slows when turning on toaster


ABSOLUTE FIRE DANGER
Do NOT keep overloading circuit until electric is brought up to code.

Voltage drop.
Your breaker is rated more amps than the wire ... so wire is getting hot ... and appliances are starved for power.
The breaker should trip, but somebody has put in larger breaker without installing larger wire.
So wire is getting hot as appliances draw more power than wire can safely carry ... but the breaker should trip when wire gets hot ... but breaker is not tripping because it is oversized.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Color-codewire.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-circuit-breaker.html

Microwave should be on dedicated 20 amp circuit ... which means 1 breaker supplies voltage to microwave and nothing else. This is code today.

Mar 21, 2013 | Home

1 Answer

I have a kenmore a/c it blows cold air but it keeps blowing the circut braker It just started doing that about a week ago never did that before


Something has change huh? Is this the only appliance on this circut? If so then I would be looking as a couple of things. But let me ask you this first. when you turn the unit on does it blow the breaker when the compressor comes on? How long does it run before it tripps the breaker? are the indoor fan and out door fan operating the way they have in the past ? meaning does it sound the same as it had? It may well be something minor/ Let me know Jon

Aug 07, 2011 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Compressor will not start without tripping breaker?


Circut breakers trip due to a short circut or an overload. In this case the likely cause is an overload. If your compressor is drawing more amperage than the breaker is designed to allow, the breaker trips for safety. Possible solutions. Try using a different outlet with fewer appliances or tools on that circut. If the outlet you are using is on a circut that also has lighting, appliances etc, each item is drawing amps, the addition of the compressor to the circut is pushing the amp limit over the top. You can also try a heavier duty extension cord. If you are using an extension that is rated too low for the required amperage your breaker will trip. If you are not using an extiension cord you may need to talk to an electrician about adding another circut to service your tool and garage needs.
Another possiblity is that your service is not upgraded enough. If you have a 60amp service for the house you might want to talk to an electrician about upgrading to 100amp or more.

Jan 04, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

Search AssistToggle Search AssistSearch suggestions: No available suggestions. Show results containing: Explore related concepts: Settings ..QuickAppsSearch PadSearch Pad...


Why not download a wiring diagramme from Harley? Can't be that expensive??
Will your nearest Harley dealer send you a photocopy of your circuit? Ours will.
Hope that helps.

Nov 09, 2010 | Harley Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster...

1 Answer

JUST PURCHASED A RELIENCE 602 ELECTRIC HOT WATER HEATER 50 GALLONS TO INSTALL IN MY HOME WHAT GAUGE WIRE AND BREAKER DO I NEED TO INSTALL


The hot water heater should come with an amperage rating on it.
They vary from 30 to 40 amps, and then 10 or 8 gauge wire.
(All hot water heaters are 220 volt.)
I believe the 602 uses a 4500 watt element.
Divide 4500 by 220, and you get about 20 amps.

If you want to be on the safe side, you go with the heavier wire, 8 gauge, and then go with the smaller breaker that is more easily tripped, 30 amps. That way you can switch to a 40 amp breaker in the future, without having to change the wiring. The goal is to always make sure the wire is rated higher than the breaker. You want you breaker to trip before your wire melts.
But technically a 30 amp breaker and 10 gauge wire would be fine for this heater.

And since it is 220 volt, you will always use a double breaker.
That is because 220 volt appliances don't use a ground, but instead use the potential between to power wires that are 180 degrees out of phase. AC always does a sine wave, and the 2 power leads coming into the house are always out of phase. When one is 110 volts up, the other is down. So the total between them is 220 volts. And the way they intentionally zigzag the breaker box, 2 breakers next to each other always are on opposite power lines.

If you have any doubts at all about 220 and water heater wiring, please ask again. Wiring is not hard, but you have to understand what you are doing, or else you can cause serious consequences.
For example, if you use wire nuts or wrap wire around a screw, you need to always turn them clockwise, so they pull the wire when tightened.
You also always need to ground the chassis with a green safety wire.
Since a 220 hot water heater uses 2 power wires and a safety ground, the white wire should be striped with a permanent marker, so that it is not confused with the white neutral wire of a 110 volt appliance.

Aug 19, 2010 | RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER

2 Answers

97 linc town car/ at night the auto head lights turn on. on low beam, works fine then when using turn signal the headlights go out. hit signal arm to high beam, and the lights come on, then i put back on...


You have a bad mutifunction switch or headlight switch is going bad and is over heating then cooling off comming back on Have a mechanic check it cause there are other things that can cause this. Since it's not blowing a fuse at this time I would say the head light switch is bad.

Sep 28, 2009 | 1997 Lincoln Town Car

2 Answers

Receptacle Doesn't Work


By far the most common problem with a receptacle is that it doesn?t work. Because receptacles are very inexpensive and easy to replace, it makes sense to replace them when they cease to work properly. But before you go to the trouble of buying a new one and installing it, make sure that the old one is truly defective. For a non-working duplex receptacle, first make sure the problem isn't with the appliance or lamp. Some appliances, such as hairdryers, have overload protectors that automatically shut them off if they begin to overheat. Try a second appliance or lamp in the receptacle. If the receptacle still doesn't work, you'll usually find that the circuit breaker has tripped or the fuse has blown, the receptacle has become faulty, or there is a switch that operates that receptacle and it needs to be turned on. The problem is rarely the wiring. 1) Test the receptacle with a second lamp or appliance. 2) Be sure that one half of the duplex receptacle (or the entire receptacle) isn't controlled by a switch in the room. 3) Check the circuit breaker (or fuse) for that receptacle's circuit to be sure it has not tripped (or blown). If it has, reset the breaker or replace the fuse, and try plugging a working lamp or appliance into the receptacle again. 4) If it still doesn't work, turn off the receptacle's circuit breaker, unscrew the cover plate from the receptacle, and use a voltage tester to be sure none of the wires in the electrical box are still "hot." Then check to be sure that the wires are securely fastened to the receptacle's terminals. 5) Look for signs of charring. Replace the receptacle if it looks damaged. 6) Put the cover plate back on, turn the circuit back on, and try the receptacle again. If it still doesn't work, turn the circuit back off, remove the receptacle cover, and replace the receptacle with one that has the same amp and voltage ratings. 7) If this doesn't solve the problem, call an electrician.

Jan 18, 2006 | APC MasterSwitch Power Receptacle - Power...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pool & Spa Logo

Related Topics:

16 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pool & Spa Experts

Jay Finke
Jay Finke

Level 3 Expert

1343 Answers

Bill Jordan

Level 2 Expert

372 Answers

David Spradling
David Spradling

Level 3 Expert

5673 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...