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240V lights do not work all fuses ok all other 240v items ok. What could be wrong.

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SOURCE: Change 208v heating elements to 240v.

If your supplying 240 vac to a 208 vac element it will work but shorten the life of it.Goto and register,they should have a 208vac element.The wild leg could also be an issue but if you get a 208 vac element it shouldnt hurt it that much.Why you would be getting a reading of 240 vac on l1-l2-l1-l3-l2-l3 is strange.Let me know.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: blows main 3-15al fuse after 240v brown, out all

Use a series 100 watt lamp in the hot side of the power to allow testing wothout popping the fuse... the lamp will limit the current.

If there was a utility power "incident", report that to your power company as a possible damage claim before doing anything.

Posted on Jan 06, 2010

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SOURCE: Altec lansing ada885 took a dose of 240V, burned

Well is the new fuse still good or out again. if its good, then you probably fried the main board on the amplifier. These computer speakers do not handel big power serge's.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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SOURCE: Can I use a 5 amp 240v AC domestic fuse to replace 5 amp 12v fuse

A fuse is rated for it's current carrying capacity so yes you can use a 240 volt 5 Amp fuse in a 12 Volt circuit.
The Voltage is given to indicate the insulation of the fuse, i.e. if you used a 12 volt fuse in a 240 Volt circuit it may arc and therefore is not suitable. You can always use a fuse with a higher voltage rating in a lower voltage rated circuit.
A 5 Amp fuse will carry 5 Amps indefinately and will only blow at 2 or three times it's rated current.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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SOURCE: how to wire recepticle for pump 240v, 2-speed fan

If you are asking how to wire up a receptacle to run a 240 volt pump, you need to have a box on the roof first of all. You will need a 20 amp double pole breaker for this. You will need to pull 2- hot wires from the breaker box, 1- neutral, and a bare ground wire. Size of wire would be # 12 THHN stranded wire. A total of 4 wires. This would be to code. Or, buy enough Romex wire, #12 with ground wire and red, black, and white in side, tie into the breaker that way. Red and black will be your hot wires to pump, if it has no neutral you can use both the white and bare to ground, very easy to do.I hope this is what you wanted to know.

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If water is totally cold, then upper element is not getting 240V. Since element tested for 120V, then that says upper element is burned out, upper thermostat is bad, or circuit breaker is bad.
Best thing is to buy multimeter and do 30 minute troubleshoot:

Also read information below for understanding how water heater works.

Testing elements for voltage can be misleading.
If water heater has 2 elements, then tank is 240Volts.
240V water heaters have 120V on each element at all times.
So elements have hot 120V power, but they are not turned on until the circuit is complete with 240V.
Open following links to read specifics about 120V and 240V

240V is made from two 120V Hot wires from breaker box.
Each 120V line from breaker is called a 'leg.'
So 240V circuit has two legs, and both legs need to be turned on to complete 240V circuit.

Water heater thermostats turn off only one leg.
The other leg is Hot all the time.
So when you test screws on an element, for example test between a screw and any bare metal part of tank, then the screw will always show 120V.
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But the 240V circuit is not turned On until both legs are connected.
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Dryer is tumbling but not heating up properly so it takes forever to dry. It is plugged in, gas is connected, just replaced the vent to the outside cuz thought that might be it.

If there doesn’t seem to be any heat at all, first check for 240V present at the dryer. I can tell you that many hours have been wasted over the years by not *doing this first*!Neglecting this is probably THE most common mistake of the novice appliance tech (and some pros who should know better! <g> ).

If you have a voltmeter or 240V bulb, just check for 240V at the dryer term. block, and you will save some aggravation and possibly a service call.

If you have no way to test this, or you are at all uneasy about messing with 240V (you HAVE read my disclaimer, right?), just go to your breaker box and throw the dryer breaker off/on several times.(If your dryer is connected with fuses, replace both of them and try it again.)Sometimes - just sometimes - resetting the breaker will restore 240V, especially in damp basements.

(On the handiest tool list: a 240V/10W bulb with leads/alligator clips, carried in your pocket - a real timesaver, and far superior to neon testers)
How you proceed from here depends on your abilities, and I’m not able to get too involved in this short article.I’d probably suggest calling a pro if you’ve proven 240V to the machine, there definitely is no heat, and there’s plenty of air out the vent. A pro sees this problem every day and can usually diagnose it in 10-15 minutes.
I will say to those of you who are ‘handy’ - start at the heat source and work *backwards*.If there’s nothing obvious (burnt wiring, etc) attach that 240V bulb to the element leads (or gas valve 120V supply), and fire the dryer up.
Light = open element (gas control/ignition system problems).
No light = other problems (thermal fuse, t'stat, etc).

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