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I have identified the Line wires and attached them to the appropriate screws. I have 3 cable and 6 wires coming into the box. The old recepticle had 2 wires attached to each of the Load screws. Can I do this by putting them through the bottom holes?

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The correct way for you to do this so everything will work correctly is to take all your white wires and twist the ends together. Get another piece of white wire about 4 inches long or so, Remove 3/4" insulation on each end and twist one end of this "pigtail" with the other white wires and twist an electrical nut over them all to hold them together. Do this same process with all the black wires. Then take the white pigtail wire and the black pigtail wire and attach them to the appropriate places on the outlet.

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How to wire a 220 volt switch


Turn off the main breaker controlling the power to the home. This will ensure that the wires at the 220-volt switch are not powered before working on them
Remove the cover from the old 220-volt switch with your straight screwdriver. Also, remove the screws that are holding the switch into the box. Pull the switch and wires out of the box so that the connections are accessible.
Identify the two sets of wires in the switch box, a red and a black pair, in the same conduit or insulated sheath. You should be able to see which wires are going to the device, or load. The line side is the other set of wires coming from the breaker.
Loosen the screws that hold the wires onto the switch. Pull all of the wires off of the old switch. Inspect the new 220-volt switch and identify the connection screws marked line and load.
Strip 3/4-inch of insulation from the ends of all four wires if they aren't already. Curl the tips of the stripped wires. Wrap the curled ends clockwise around the screws so that tightening the screw makes the wires wrap tighter.
Connect the black and red hot wires, or line, to the side of the switch marked "Line," usually the darker set of screws. Connect the two wires that are going to the device, or load, to the two screws marked as "Load" on the switch, usually the lighter colored screws on the switch.
Connect the bare ground wire, if there is one, to the green grounding screw on the switch. Push the wires and switch into the electrical box. Install the two screws that hold the switch into the box. Replace the switch cover and turn the main breaker back on.

Read more : http://www.ehow.com/how_8270481_hook-up-220volt-switch.html

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This is an edit of my original problem posted a few minutes ago. I'm replacing a foyer light that is operated by a double light switch ON THE WALL (switch 1 turns on the foyer light, switch 2 turns on...


Wiring is difficult to see without clear description of each wire inside the box... and more difficult when folks take wiring apart without taking photo of wiring before starting. Then they throw away the old switch,,, so comparison cannot be made to new switch.

That being said:
Did you install a new 3-way switch?
Is it a 3-way switch with 2 brass screws and 1 dark screw and 1 green screw? The dark-colored screw is common screw.

If you installed new 3-way switch, then it is probably wired wrong.
Or there is damage to a wire that is not covered with repair... or both bad wire and wrong wiring.

Look at OLD 3-way switch and identify which screw is the common screw. Should be marked on back of device.
Identify which wire went to common screw on OLD switch.
Look at NEW switch, and identify which is the common screw (dark-colored screw), and then attach OLD common wire to NEW common screw.

Otherwise, put old switch back into box... see if it works... take some photos... attach photos to comment to this thread ... take photo of new switch from back, showing all screws so I can see what is going on.

We can fix it it...and I will be here all evening to assist.

Gene
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Broken bt wire from outside wire to inside joint box in house


Put the new wires with same colours under the same screws that has the cables there.

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The Casablanca 88U33M Scandia Ceiling Fan only has three wires, a black, a white, and a green wire (ground). How do you wire the fan and light on seperate switches?


If you want to control both the light and the fan using 3-ways, then just wire 2 sets of the 3-way circuits. For this you need two sets of 3-wire between the switches, and one 3-wire cable from the switch location to the fan/light box.

At box #1 (a 2 gang box), you will run a power cable (marked cable #1) into it. From there you run 2 sets of 3-wire cables (identified as cable #2 & cable #3) to the other switch location, which will also be a 2-gang box (box #2).

Also from box #1, you will run a 3-wire cable (cable #4) to the fan/light box (box #3).

Hook up is as follows:

Box #3: connect black of cable #4 to black (fan), connect red of cable #4 to blue (light), connect white of cable #4 to white (fan/light), and connect the bare to the green.

Box #2: Connect white of cable #2 to identified terminal on 1st 3-way switch (#3). Connect red & black of cable #2 to the remaining screws of 3-way switch #3. Next connect white of cable #3 to identified terminal of 2nd 3-way switch (#4), and connect black and red to remaining screws. Tie all grounds together and terminate to both switches.

At box #1, connect black from cable #1 to whites in cables #2 & #3, using a wirenut. Connect white in cable #1 to white in cable #4. Connect black and red in cable #2 to 3rd 3-way switch (#1) and connect black and red in cable #3 to 4th 3-way switch (#2). Connect black in cable #4 to identified terminal of 3-way switch #1, and connect red in cable #4 to identified terminal on 3-way switch #2. Tie all grounds together and to the switches

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What configuration do the output power wires look like. Do I connect to 3 and 4 , slots etc. What is meant by "load" in the instructions?


1) You posted under ET104C DPST (double pole single throw) 24-hour 4-ON and 4-OFF per-day selectable-voltage timer
DPST means that timer will turn off two wires going to 240Volt Load or two separate 120V Loads

Open following link for example Intermatic ET series wiring diagrams and manual:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-Intermatic-ET-series-timer.html

2) Load means whatever electrical device is controlled by timer. ie fan, light, motor, pump, alarm-bell, water-heater, bowling-ball-machine etc.
Line means cable coming from breaker box.

3) If you have a different timer, then add a comment with photo of inside of timer door for possible identification and complete answer.
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6568559-post_photograph_fixya_questions_answers

4) Selectable voltage means you have to choose voltage.
Timer come preset for 240Volts.
If you have 120V 208V or 277V, then follow the vague instructions shown on page 2 #2 of manual.

5) Do not apply voltage to this timer before matching selectable voltage setting with circuit breaker voltage.

6) ET104C has 6 terminals and can be wired many different ways depending on Load voltage, etc.
This timer can do a lot of different things.
If you have ET102C with 4 terminals, then add a comment and clearly explain voltage, color of wires, and what breaker you have and what Load you are controlling for best answer.

7) ASSume you have 240Volt cable coming from breaker box, and that you are controlling a single 240Volt Load like a water heater or pool pump.

240Volt cable from breaker will have 2 hot wires called Line 1 and Line 2
Line 1 black wire will attach to both terminal 1 and terminal 3 (use a jumper wire between terminal 1 and 3)
Line 2 red or white wire will attach to both terminal 2 and terminal 5 (use a jumper wire between terminal 2 and 5)
Your 240Volt Load will also have 2 wires.
Load 1 black wire will attach to terminal 4
Load 2 red or white wire will attach to terminal 6

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Bathroom switch controls light & fan. Trying to change out switch into a gfi switch/receptile. Box contains 2 wires ( total 2 white and 2 black, plus ground). what do i do


First you have to identify cables.
You have 2 cables that enter box. Each cable has black and white wires.
One cable probably comes from breaker box, and one cable probably goes to Load (which means your fan-light)

Separate wires for testing. Turn power ON.
Test each wire to bare ground wire. Tester lights up on Hot wire. This wire will connect to brass 'Line' screw on back of new GFCI device.
Hot is identified. Test Hot to all other wires except bare ground. Tester lights up on Neutral wire. Neutral connects to silver screw that sits across from Line screw on new GFCI device.
Other two wires inside box go to Load.
These wires connect to the two wires that stick out on back of new GFCI device.

Ground wires are connected together and connect to green screw on new device.

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I have a model 5BS520C. The light works but when I pull the chain for the fan, I hear the sound of three speeds but the blades do not turn. ed.pfohl@gmail.com


Here some toubleshooting:

Problem 1. Fan will not start.
Probable Cause
1. Fuse or circuit breaker blown.
2. Loose power line connections to the fan, or loose wire connections in the switch housing.
3. Reversing switch in neutral position.

Suggested Remedy
1. Check main and branch circuit fuses or circuit breakers.
2. Check line wire connections to fan and switch wire connections in the switch housing.
3. Make sure reversing switch position is all the way to one side.

WARNING: Make sure main power is turned off.

Problem 2. Fan sounds noisy.
Probable Cause
1. Blades not attached to fan.
2. Loose screws in motor housing.
3. Screws securing fan blade flanges to motor hub are loose.
4. Switch housing binding against the blade hub.
5. Wire connectors inside switch housing rattling.
6. Screws holding blades to flanges are loose.

Suggested Remedy
1. Attach blades to fan before operating.
2. Check to make sure all screws in motor housing are snug (not over-tight).
3. Check to make sure the screws which attach the fan flanges to the motor hub are tight.
4. Check to make sure that the switch housing does not bind against the blade hub.
5. Check to make sure wire connectors in switch housing are not rattling against each other or against the interior wall of the witch housing.
6. Tighten screws securely.

WARNING: Make sure main power is turned off.

Problem 3. Fan wobbles
Probable Cause
1. Setscrew in motor coupling is loose.
2. Setscrew in the hanger ball/downrod assembly is loose.
3. Screws securing fan blade flanges to motor hub are loose.
4. Fan blade flanges not seated properly.
5. Hanger bracket and/or outlet box is not securely fastened.
6. Fan blades could be out of balance.

Suggested Remedy
1. Tighten the setscrew in the motor coupling.
2. Tighten the setscrew in the hanger ball/downrod assembly.
3. Check to be sure screws which attach the fan blade to motor hub are tight.
4. Check to be sure the fan blade flanges seat firmly and uniformly to the surface of the motor hub. If flanges are seated incorrectly, loosen the flange screws and retighten.
5. Tighten the hanger bracket screws to the outlet box, and/or secure outlet box.
6. Interchanging an adjacent (side-by-side) blade pair can redistribute the weight and result in smoother operation.

WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY TURN OFF POWER AT FUSE BOX OR CIRCUIT BREAKER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR FAN!!!

Hope helps.

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Box has 6 wires, recepticle has 5 poles. identify wire placement


Assuming that the "six wires" are from one cable IN and one cable OUT for a 120 volt receptacle. Each cable having a black, white, and bare wire......Twist the bare wires together along with 2 pigtails. Use a red wirenut. One pigtail goes to the green screw on the metal box (if the metal box doesn't have a green screw, get one.) If the box is plastic you don't need that pigtail. Attach the other pigtail to the green screw on the receptacle. Connect both black wires to the gold screws, and both white wires to the silver screws.

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I need instruction manual for a gfci recepticle and switch combin


power coming in from the breaker box: black wire will go to line-hot screw, and the white wire will go to the line-white screw. the switch wires coming out of the back of the gfci- 1 will go to the load-hot screw & the other black wire will wire nut to the black wire going to the light. the white wire going to the light must go to the load-white screw.

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Pool motor wiring


I assume you mean a gfci recepticle? If this is the case you need to take the black wire from the house and pigtail it to go to both the recepticle (Black / Line) and one line side screw of the switch. The white wire from the house goes directly to the line/white side of the recepticle. Also pigtail the ground to go to the green screw on the recepticle, the green screw on the switch, the green wire from the motor, and the ground screw on whatever box you're using. When you purchase the switch make sure you get a two pole switch rated for at least the amperage of the motor. The red wire from the house and the black wire from the pigtailed black will go to the two line side screws of that switch. The red and black from the motor will go to the two screws on the load side of that switch. Make sure to ground everything properly being so close to water. The cover needs to be sealed securely and I recommend the cover that has the lever to activate the switch as opposed to the little door over the switch handle. Also make sure the two breakers supplying those two circuits have a handle that turns them both off at the same time.

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