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Batteries located inside, accessible from behind unit. ie under round cover, just unscrew...

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Could be loose wiring, or bad clock motor.
Check if wires are connected, and make sure only the copper part of wire and no insulation is under the screw plate.
Make sure all wires are same gauge so that screw plate clamps down on wires.
Open following link to identify timer and then add a comment with model number and voltage for possible help. Tork T1100 series has replacement clock motor.

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How do I program a GE Relocatable Power Tap EMP700UL-MT


When the timer is plugged in, the timer's dial will turn clockwise. The pointer, on the face of the dial, points to the current time of day.

1. Locate the segments on the outer edges of the timer's dial. These segments, each representing 30 minutes, can be pushed down (try using the tip of a pen or pencil). Conversely, segments pushed down can be easily pushed back by hand. Be sure all segments are pushed up before programming. Select a time period (or periods) you want the device turned on, push down the segments that fall on or within that time period. For example, to have the timer turn a device on 10PM and off at 2AM, push down the segments representing 10PM and 2AM, and ALL the segments in between. See Figure 1.You may need to turn the dial clockwise to access the desired segments.

2. Rotate the timer's dial clockwise until the pointer on the face of the dial points to the current time of the day. Note: Nighttime hours (from 6:30PM to 6:30AM) are highlighted.

3. Plug the timer into an electrical outlet convenient to the device to be controlled.

4. Plug the device into an outlet on the timer. Turn the device's switch to the on position for automatic control. The timer will not turn the device on if the device's switch is in the off position. The device will now turn on and off at the times you have set. In case of power failure, reset the time of the day as explained in step 2.

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I set prgm 1 to go on at 8:00am and off at 8:00pm. That works but when set the 8:00pm to 8:00am for the blue outlets if they turn on they won"t change back to the day timer in the morning. The...

Try moving time back to 7:30 and see if that works.

You posted under dual analog timer.
You can experiment with analog timer by manually rotating the dials using fingers. Unplug all yellow daytime outlets, but but leave blue nighttime outlets plugged-in and then rotate dial.
Try same thing with digital, except you have to wait for hours to pass.

Line noise can affect electronic timers. Use cheap circuit analyzer from home center to check outlets.
Try different load on blue outlets and then yellow outlets to see if specific fan-light-motor is causing problems for timer.
It is also possible that timer is defective.
After discovering exactly what problem is, add a comment here so your work will carry forward to others with same-similar question.

For folks wanting to see zilla timers with manuals and images:

Add a comment for more free help

Also take advantage of fixya expert assistance live.
For a price, expert works with you while you work on timer or any do-it-yourself project.
Fixya is always less expensive than a service call.

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Two out of three of my timers have jammed up. the timer does not turn at a certain point without forcing it. they are like 2 weeks old. can I fix this or should i just change brand

I test timers.
4-6% arrive defective >>> and most last less than a year. But some last a long time.

Plug-in timers are made cheaper today.
Inside the timer is small clock motor that rotates plastic gears that rotate time dial.
Plastic arm rides along the time dial.
When segments or pins are up-or-out, plastic arm moves back-n-forth and opens and closes electrical contacts.

If motor is not able to turn the dial, then motor is overheating and is in downward spiral.
They don't make replacement motors for inexpensive plug-in timers.
So you need a new timer.

Amazon has interesting page that shows wide selection:

Amazon sells 2-pack of plug-in timers with 2 prong outlet

3-prong outlet

Here are Woods timers:
Tork timers:

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How do you set the timer? It stays on after it has been tripped "off"

15004 timer with 2-prong polarized outlet is carried by Amazon
1 reviewer said OFF pin broke soon after timer was in service.

Jasco does not have 15004 manual posted yet,.
I looked yesterday, and will continue searching.

15004 timer operates by putting green and red trippers in place at times you want timer to turn on-off.
Motor rotates clock dial as time passes.
Plastic trippers located on outer edge of dial contact a lever.
Trippers flip lever back and forth.
On tripper flips lever one direction.
Off tripper flips lever other direction.
Lever closes and opens electrical contacts that turn lights on-and-off.

Since this $7.35 timer is made of plastic, and has trippers, it will break easily. Which is confirmed by Amazon review.

GE markets heavier duty timer that costs more.
This type of timer has segments located around edge of dial.
When segments are down, lights are ON
Lever rides along segments until a segment is pulled up.
When segments are up, lever springs inward which opens electrical circuit and turns lights OFF.
This system is more reliable than trippers, and timer lasts longer.
But it's still made of plastic.

Woods markets similar 3-prong timer.

Twin pack Woods 2-prong polarized

Woods 2 prong polarized

GE twin pack

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Can't find battery compartment on gardenmate dual outlet two dial automatic tap timer

Batteries located inside, accessible from behind unit. ie under round cover, just unscrew...

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How do you program a Tork 602A timer? I can't get mine to cycle on and off at a desired time.

The Tork 602A mechanical outdoor timer with 2 grounded outlets.
Tork 601A and 602A manual
Manual has images of timer that will help.

Plug timer into outdoor outlet.
To set current time, rotate dial clockwise until current time lines up with arrowhead located on inner dial.
Dial is divided into light and dark sections that represent day or nighttime hours.
Reset time after power outage.

96 pins located around timer dial are used to set on-off times.
Each pin represents 15 minutes in 24 hour day
Move pins in-or-out with fingernail or ink pen to set timer on-off functions.
With Tork timers, usually when pins are out, timer is ON.
When pins are in, timer is OFF.
To double-check pin setting, manually rotate timer to watch when lights turn on-off.

Set multiple ON/OFFs each day.
Change on-off times by resetting a pin or two.
Timer repeats every 24-hours.

Manual ON/TIMER switch is located on inner dial.

Set Manual switch to TIMER for programs to operate.
To override time and turn on Load, move override to ON position.

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How do I use SKU: 15112 timer

GE 15112 timer manual:
Same as Tork 652A manual

Made for permanent outdoor usage. Outdoor usage only.
Timer has 2 grounded outlets located bottom of timer, maximum wattage for both 1000Watts
50-mini-bulb string of Christmas lights is 25 Watts
Plug timer into 125 Volt GFCI protected outlet.
Do not plug timer into extension cord.
Indicator light shows when timer has power.

Timer turns ON automatically at dusk.
Plug lights, small pump, fountain, motor into grounded outlet located bottom of timer.
Rotate dial to choose timer function.

Rotate dial to select timer function
- ON at dusk & OFF 2, 4, 6, 8 hours later - Rotated dial to number shown on dial
- ON at dusk, OFF at dawn - Rotate dial to dusk-dial
- ON continuously - Rotate dial to ON
-OFF - Rotate dial to OFF


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How much does it Cost?

Almost any store sells timers for like 7 bucks, just look in the bulb section, its a little square with a dial in the middle you plug in a outlet.

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