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How do I set a work choice mechanical timer?

Tried to run it start at 6 pm stop at 10 ran all night still on

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SOURCE: Woods Model 59200V Indoor Mechanical Timer. Not working

book says peg should be down for on and peg should be up for stop. How the hell does one pull the peg up...it is blocked and can only be pushed down...now what I am missing?

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

SOURCE: I have GE Model #15089

The problem with answering questions where somebody cannot program a timer, or programming stopped working, is that expert doesn't know if timer is defective, or needs to be reset, or timer has conflicting programming, or if person has mis-read the instruction manual, or if wrong button sequence is being used, or if internal battery has gone bad, or if circuit has interference or loose wiring, or if light bulb burned out, and however expert guesses, the person asking question is unhappy because the timer still doesn't work and/or the manual still doesn't make sense.

I work with timers every day and suggest the following steps to get started:
Reset timer and try setting program again.
Write out steps in manual at point where timer doesn't seem to work.
Double-check that you are pushing correct buttons all the way down.
Make sure same days of operation are selected for ON and for OFF. For example if ON is set for all days, and OFF is set for Tuesday, then timer will not work as expected.
Reset timer and make sure there are no conflicting or overlapping programs, or timer will not work as expected.
Test outlet with cheap circuit analyzer from home center, try timer on different outlet, try timer on different Load, check that Load works when plugged into outlet without the timer.
Save some headaches listed above, and buy another 15089 at Home Depot and return defective one in new package.

http://waterheatertimer.org/GE-timers-and-manuals.html#15079
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html#troubleshoot

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Posted on Apr 26, 2011

SOURCE: I have difficulty setting up the automatic timer

Timer model number is not known.
Model number shows on inside of timer door.
Open following links for Intermatic T100 series timer, add a comment for different timer instructions:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/How-to-operate-and-set-T104-timer.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-Intermatic-timer.html

Posted on Jul 24, 2011

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More information is needed about timer.
Check out following options, or add a comment any time.
Adding a comment send email and I will answer.

1) Open following link for setting analog timers.
Applies to in-wall and plug-in type analog timers.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-set-timers.html

2) For a programmable timer, a comment and describe timer buttons, and include if timer is in-wall or plug-in.

3) Open following link to see Intermatic, Woods, and GE timers plug-in, in-wall, and box timers, including indoor and outdoor:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-timers-and-manuals.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/GE-timers-and-manuals.html

Posted on Sep 08, 2011

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SOURCE: Problem programming timer settings. Is it supposed to be random or continuous?

1) Copy following link to identify timer and download possible manual:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html#50006



2) How to set analog timers by experimenting with features:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-set-timers.html



3) 50001 timer is not random vacation timer like the 50003.
50000 series timers by Woods have 1 year limited warranty, and they are a new design released this year. However the analog timer design has been around for many years.


4) If timer is acting randomly, then
a) timer is defective,
b) the override switch is not fully positioned at 'timer on,'
c) segments are not lifted fully in position,


5) ... other more remote causes: outlet might not test 80% rated voltage?, outlet might have reversed polarity?


5) Try timer on different outlet with different light.


6) As the timer dial rotates, the segments push small lever, and the lever moves switch that turns lights on-off. I suppose if this lever was broken or switch was broken, then timer would act more randomly.

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The problem with answering questions where somebody cannot program a timer, or programming stopped working, is that expert doesn't know if timer is defective, or needs to be reset, or timer has conflicting programming, or if person has mis-read the instruction manual, or if wrong button sequence is being used, or if internal battery has gone bad, or if circuit has interference or loose wiring, or if light bulb burned out, and however expert guesses, the person asking question is unhappy because the timer still doesn't work and/or the manual still doesn't make sense.

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Reset timer and try setting program again.
Write out steps in manual at point where timer doesn't seem to work.
Double-check that you are pushing correct buttons all the way down.
Make sure same days of operation are selected for ON and for OFF. For example if ON is set for all days, and OFF is set for Tuesday, then timer will not work as expected.
Reset timer and make sure there are no conflicting or overlapping programs, or timer will not work as expected.
Test outlet with cheap circuit analyzer from home center, try timer on different outlet, try timer on different Load, check that Load works when plugged into outlet without the timer.
Save some headaches listed above, and buy another 15089 at Home Depot and return defective one in new package.

http://waterheatertimer.org/GE-timers-and-manuals.html#15079
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html#troubleshoot

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