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Manual for 59203http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Woods-59203.pdf
Instructions below are for Woods 59203 & GE 59203 plug-in programmable timer with 2-prong polarized outlet:
Plug timer in until battery is charged.
If display will not show, then timer battery needs to be recharged, or timer may be busted, or electric circuit is tripped off, or electric circuit heeds to be tested with circuit analyzer.
Set current time:
Press and hold CLOCK button.
Press HOUR and MINUTE to set correct time with am and pm.
Press Day button to set current day.
Release clock button.
Press PROGRAM button until "1 ON" displays. This is program1 ON.
Press MINUTE and HOUR buttons to set ON time for program1
Press DAY button to choose day or group of days for program1 ON
Press PROGRAM button until "1 OFF" displays. This is program1 OFF
Press MINUTE and HOUR buttons to set OFF time for program1
Press DAY button to choose day or group of days for program1 OFF
Press PROGRAM button until "2 ON" displays. This is program2 ON.
Repeat steps above to set ON and OFF time for 5 programs.
When programming is completed, press CLOCK button to exit programming.
Press ON/AUTO/OFF button until Auto displays.
Make sure lamp is turned on.
Make sure bulb is good.