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Model r8806p101c REPLACING 220 V TIMER. HAVE WIRED WITH TWO HOT LEADS TO TERMS 1 AND 3 (POWER IN) AND OTHER TWO LEADS TO LOAD AS PREVIOUS TIMER WAS WIRED. PUMP WILL NOT TURN ON AND CLOCK IS NOT TURNING. WIRED EXACTLY AS PREVIOUS TIMER (K-RAIN) BUT NOT GETTING ANY RESULTS. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

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R8806p101c is 240Volt timer.
240Volt power from breaker connects to terminals 1-3.
Load connects to terminals 2-4.
Selector switch has to be set to Auto.

If 240Volt breaker is tripped on one leg, then only 120Volts arrives at timer, so timer appears to have power, but clock motor will not operate.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-Intermatic-sprinkler-timers.html

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SOURCE: Bought an Intermatic T104 Timer for a 120v pool

T104 series intermatic timers are 208/230/277 volt clocks, not 120. I believe you have the wrong model and need a T101 series instead.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Intermatic pool pump timer, time clock won't turn

Check your wiring, it sounds like it's not right. The clock needs 120 volts to run.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: T101 R Clock will not turn

The "Line" is the power source. The "load" is the device that is being powered.

typically the green wire is the ground wire. I strongly urge you to verify your assumption that is is the common wire. If the green is indeed the ground, and it gets hooked up to common, you will be energizing the cabinet of the unit and posing a serious shock hazzard.

Your curcuit will be as follows.

The power source "Line" will have wires going to the timer. (hooked to the "line" terminals on the timer.)the timer then is supplying the power to the pool pump, and we will reffer to it as the "line".

The two black wires from the pump would be hooked up to the "load" side of the timer.

Typically they would be labled line 1 and line 2 or "L1" and "L2"

If yours are not labled so, describe exactly what terminals you have in detail in both the pump and the timer.

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SOURCE: clock for pool pump intermatic timer Model T104P3 stopped ticking

TO INSTALL THIS MOTOR REMOVE SCREW ON LEFT AND JUST BACK SCREW ON RIGHT A FEW TURNS, TIMER WILL ROCK UP OUT OF BASE THIS WAY . UN-HOOK WIRES ONE AT A TIME AND INSTALL WIRES FROM NEW MOTOR ONE AT A TIME.. THESE TWO WHITE WIRES GO TO LINE 1 AND 2 THESE ARE THE WIRES THAT GO TO THE 220 VOLT BREAKER ... NEED MORE HELP JUST GIVE ME A BUZZ.. JAY ..LOOK EBAY FOR .. Intermatic Timer Motor WG1573 / WG1573-5 clock POOL FIX

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SOURCE: clock for pool pump intermatic timer Model T104P3 stopped ticking

LOOK HERE ON EBAY .. Intermatic Timer Motor WG1573 / WG1573-5 clock POOL FIXTO INSTALL THIS MOTOR REMOVE SCREW ON LEFT AND JUST BACK SCREW ON RIGHT A FEW TURNS, TIMER WILL ROCK UP OUT OF BASE THIS WAY . UN-HOOK WIRES ONE AT A TIME AND INSTALL WIRES FROM NEW MOTOR ONE AT A TIME.. THESE TWO WHITE WIRES GO TO LINE 1 AND 2 THESE ARE THE WIRES THAT GO TO THE 220 VOLT BREAKER ... NEED MORE HELP JUST GIVE ME A BUZZ.. JAY

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Which wire color do i hook up to line 1 & line 2?


Question posted under 240volt R8806P101C timer.

240Volt line, both hot wires, line1 and line2, are identical so wire color doesn't matter and either wire can connect to either terminal.

R8806P101C terminal block has 4 screws. 1 2 3 4 from left to right.
240volt wire from circuit breaker connects to terminals 1 and 3
Wire going to 240Volt Load connects to terminals 2 and 4

Resources:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#sprinkler
http://waterheatertimer.org/B220C.html#120-240

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I have disconnected the internal wires from my Automatic Sprinkler Timer model R8806P 101C . and don't know where they are supposed to go. Is there a diagram of that? Specifically, where does the...


Thank you for including model number of product.
R8806P101C is 240Volt timer with 4 wiring terminals.

You removed factory wiring and want to reattach.
The on-off-auto switch does not have separate wiring diagram.
Intermatic offers tech support phone: 815-675-7000

Add a comment and say what you discover.

Open following links for resources:
http://www.intermatic.com/customer%20service.aspx
http://www.intermatic.com/~/media/files/intermatic/products/instructions/timers/r8806p101c%20-%20english.ashx
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#sprinkler

Aug 19, 2011 | Intermatic R8806P101C -...

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Have a intermatic sprinkler timer that is has been reconnected to the pump. it works in the manual mode but the timer does not work looking for help on the wiring (video for dummies preferred)


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If manual override works, look to see if dial rotates on time for full 24 hours. If dial keeps good time, then timer clock motor is wired correctly. If dial stops rotating after tripper passes, then wiring is wrong. If trippers are absent or worn down then timer will not turn Load on-and-off.

How to set timer, and troubleshoot timer:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/How-to-Set-and-Troubleshoot-Intermatic-sprinkler-timer.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-Intermatic-timer.html

How to wire timer:
You posted under R8806P101C 240Volt timer without rain sensor connections.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Intermatic-r8806p101c-manual.pdf
If this is not your timer, then add a comment with model number that appears on door panel.
The wiring block has 4 screw terminals. From left to right: 1 2 3 4
240Volts cable has two hot leads from breaker box. Hot leads from breaker box connect to screw terminals 1 and 3.
Timer operates 240Volt pump load. Cable to pump load has 2 wires. Connect Load wires to terminals 2 and 4.

Open following link for resources:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#sprinkler

Jun 28, 2011 | Intermatic R8806P101C -...

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Hook up the system works when on but timer does not move there fore it will not come on or shut off automatic


If the yellow dial is not keeping time first check to see if the motor is wired correctly. If yellow dial is keeping time make sure you have the pins inserted correctly. see the parts list here.
Please see following link for parts list and Instructions
http://sbeelectricandhvac.com/doc_details/124-intermatic-model-r8806p101c-manual.html

May 23, 2011 | Intermatic R8806P101C -...

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How to replace the R8806P101C timer?


Open following links for parts and manual.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#sprinkler
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/r8806p101c-instruction-manual.pdf

1) You can buy replacement parts and fix old timer using part numbers shown on link above.
R8806P is 240Volt timer

2) If you buy new timer, insides of timer can be replaced without changing the box.
Snap out old timer mechanism using thumb spring located top inside timer.

3) When replacing wiring, take photo of wiring on old R8806P10 and then hook up new wires same way on new R8806P10. Wiring is as follows: 2 hot wires from breaker connect to far left terminal and terminal second from right. Load wires connect to other two terminals. Since this is 240V, the either color wire can connect.

Apr 16, 2011 | Intermatic R8806P101C -...

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New intermatic T101 timer problem - timer is not


Manual override lever is good overall test of T101 120Volt timer.
T101 timer has 3 terminals: A 1 2

See wiring diagram on following link:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-T104-Intermatic-timer.html#T101

Electricians test, they don't guess.
So test your wire:
Separate all wires for testing.
Use ordinary 2 prong tester.
Tape wood sticks to tester leads to keep hands away from power.
Stand on dry boards. Do not hold or touch anything metal.
Turn power ON.
Test each wire to bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on Hot wire. 120V circuit has only 1 Hot wire. If you have 2 Hot wires, you might have 240Volt circuit and need T104 timer. If circuit has 1 Hot wire, then that Hot wire must connect to terminal 1.
If you have NO Hot wire, then check circuit breaker.
Hot wire is identified.
Now test Hot wire to all other wires, except bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on Neutral wire. Neutral wire must connect to terminal A.
If you have NO Neutral wire, then additional wiring is needed, or circuit needs further testing to see what type of wiring you are working with.
Bare ground wires connect to green ground screw.

Notice there are small white wires also connected to terminals A and 1. These small white wires power the 120V clock motor. With Hot on terminal 1 and Neutral on terminal A, the clock motor will run, and yellow dial will rotate.

If timer dial does not rotate after connecting Hot ans Neutral, then test voltage across Hot and Neutral to make sure it reads 120V.

Your circuit should have 2 wires remaining.
These wires go to 120Volt load (fan, light, motor)
Connect these two wires to terminals A and 2.
Try manual override.
If Load turns ON-OFF, then timer is wired correctly.
If Load does NOT turn ON-OFF, then reverse Load wires on terminals A and 2.

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Dec 28, 2010 | Intermatic & Indoor/Outdoor Rain Tight...

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I have the unit wired and it does not wotk.I have black to black,red to red green to ground and white to white,any thoughts? Thank you


Electrician test wiring before connecting anything.
First of all, you don't mention what type of switch was replaced.

1) Leviton 6230 countdown timer is made to replace single-pole light switch only.
Single pole is where 1 switch controls the Load (light fan motor)

Your wiring sounds like 3-way switch.
3-way is where 2 switches control same Load.
For example a hallway usually has 3-way switches.

To confirm. If old switch has 1 dark screw, 2 brass screws, and 1 green screw, then that is 3-way switch. Use Leviton LTB15, LTB30, LTB60, LTB02, LTB12 countdown timer for 3-way.
Smarthome sells product and shows .pdf manual
http://www.smarthome.com/4255/Leviton-LTB60-1LZ-4-Button-10-20-30-60-Minute-Countdown-Timer-Switch/p.aspx


2) If old switch has 2 brass screws and 1 green screw then that is single-pole switch.

3) If you are replacing single-pole switch, here are testing & wiring instructions for Leviton timer.
Remove device and separate wires for testing.
Use ordinary two wire tester.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks so hands are away from power.
Do not untwist wires that were twisted together before you started.
Turn on power.
Test each wire to bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on Hot wire. This wire will connect to timer black wire.
Now you know Hot wire.
Test Hot wire to each of the other wires, excluding bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on neutral. Timer white wire connects to Neutral wire.
If box does not contain Neutral wire, then timer white wire connects to bare ground.

Timer green wire connects to bare ground wire.
Timer red wire connects to wire going to Load.

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How do you wire a intermatic t103


I'm looking at the T-103 sitting here in my office.
Terminals are labeled: A 1 2 3 4
I have about 10 different Intermatic timers on the shelves & each is a bit different

The T103 has a 120Volt (or 110V) clock motor
You need a white Neutral wire to operate the T103 clock

120V: Let's say your Load (light, fan, pump) is 120V
The white Neutral from breaker box connects to Terminal A
The 120V black Hot wire from breaker box connects to Terminal 1
The black wire going to Load (fan, light, motor) connects to terminal 2
The white wire going to Load connects to terminal A along with the Neutral
Ground wires connects to green ground screw
If your wires from breaker and wires to load are wired in reverse, the timer will turn ON the Load but the timer will not shut the circuit OFF.
To test which wire is Hot and Neutral, look at explanation at bottom of page.

240V: Let's say your Load is 240 Volts (or 220 Volts)
The clock motor is still 120V so you still need a white Neutral wire connected on Terminal A
Now you have 2 Hot wires coming from breaker box
Hot wire 1 from breaker box connects to Terminal 1
Hot wire 2 from breaker box connects to Terminal 3
Wire 1 going to Load connects to Terminal 2
Wire 2 going to Load connects to Terminal 4
Ground wires connects to green ground screw

What if you don't have a Neutral wire and you are wiring a 240V circuit?
240V circuits normally have 2 hots and a ground, but no neutral
Buy the T-104 timer
The T-104 has a 240V clock motor
Wiring for the T-104 is exactly the same as 240V wiring shown above for T103 EXCEPT there is no Neutral on Terminal A, and Terminal A is bare
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-T104-Intermatic-timer.html

How to test which wire is Hot
Test requires wires with live electricity >>> this is not advisable without precaution
Stand on dry boards, do not touch anything metal, wear dry clothes, do not hold screwdriver in mouth, wear gloves, tape tester leads to wood sticks so hands are away from power
Remove wires from terminals
Separate wires so they can be tested
Turn on power
Test each wire to bare ground wire
Tester lights up on Hot wire(s)
If circuit is 120V, then there is only one Hot wire
If circuit is 240V, then 2 wires will test hot to ground >> these wires will be Hots 1 & 2
Test assumes circuit breaker is functioning normally.

How do you test for neutral?
If you have 120V line with only 1 hot wire, then one of the white wires will be Neutral?
Test Hot wire to each white wire
Tester lights up on neutral

Oct 17, 2010 | Intermatic & Indoor/Outdoor Rain Tight...

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My intermatic works in manual position but it doesn't work on auto.isbrand new


You posted under Intermatic mechanical dial timer
Open following link for troubleshooting Intermatic timer.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-Intermatic-timer.html

Sounds like your timer is wired wrong.
Maybe wires coming from breaker are reversed with wires going to load

Add a comment with model number of timer for exact wiring help. And say what load(s) you are controlling, what voltage, and what color wires.

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Timer motor does not turn


make sure you purchased nthe correct timer and not a 220 volt timer for water heater use , you could still turn on and off manually but you would need 220 volt to run timer may sound silly but i have seen it several times before , look on the door plate and be sure it is a 120 volt 1 phase tmr motor

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