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Intermatic T 101 24 Hour Dial Tine Switch Does Not Turn On

The Switch controls my pool sweep operation and has been in place since 1995. It is properly protected and sealed, and is in good condition. 2 days ago the ON tripper began failing to turn on the sweep although the OFF tripper continues to work normally. The clock dial and timing mechanism works properly and the clock keeps time accurately. I replaced the ON tripper but the pump still does not turn on. Using the On-Off Lever manually, it moves easily and smoothly from Off to ON and Off without any undue resistance.

I suspect the On-Off lever may be worn and no longer makes solid contact with the ON tripper, but I can't see it tell for sure. So, my questions are:

1. Is a worn lever contact the probable issue or coulsd there be another problem?

2. If a worn lever is the likely issue, can the time pointer and time dial be removed to provide access to the top of the manual lever?

3. If so and the lever is worn, can the lever be replaced?

4. If 2 & 3 are possible, does it make sense to replace the lever or should the entire switch be replaced?

Any advice will be appreciated and thanks in advance for the help.

Bob

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Its 10 years old, replace the whole timer switch

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Programming


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1. Move the control lever to the OFF-CLEAR position for about 20 seconds. The red indicator light will go off and any previous time settings will be cleared from memory.
1. Move the control lever to the ON position. The Red indicator light will start fashing.
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3. Press the dial once to set the present time. The Red indicator light will go off.
4. Rotate the time dial clockwise to the frst desired ON time.
5. The Red light will pulse momentarily with each click.
6. Press the dial once to enter the ON time. The light controlled by the switch timer will turn ON.
7. Rotate the time dial clockwise to the desired OFF time.
8. Press the dial once to enter the OFF time. The light controlled by the switch timer will turn OFF.
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