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Dayton mfg time switch for pool pump no info on the switch, model no or anything other than mfg. 240 V to a GFI to a throw switsh to the pump motor.Switch is 5 pole (A,1,2,3,4) How do I wire this properly I know the switch needs 240V the GFI gets 120 from the switch , the throw switch gets 240 to send to the pump to run. Too many poles n wires to do trial and error as components are not cheap and I fear frying things thataren't in the frying pan.Can anybody help a rapidly balding guy out? MIama n babies gotta swim and if they soon don't I will most likely never have to pay for a haircut again

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I don't know about your GFI, but it probally wires off one of the hot leads.
As for the others two come in (line) and two go out (load) The two that come in will hook to the two leads that have seperate leads running to the clock motor as this needs power all the time. These are probally small wires that come off the main terminals and go behind the clock wich is where you will find the clock motor.
The leads going to the pool motor will hook to the other two terminals.
Your last terminal is probally a ground.
If you take the gut to a pool store they can probally match it. Home Depot or the like will have to many other types to match.
The new one will have instructions and a sticker for your door on the clock for future reference.
Hope this helps, good luck.

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