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Connecting 240 volt singer baseboard heater

I'm connecting a Singer 6' electric base board heater and can't remember how it was wired before i disassembled it to paint the metal cabinet.
There are two leads coming from the heating elements and two wires coming from what i believe is an internal thermostat. I'm using a wall mounted thermostat and want make sure I connect it right

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    do they sell singer parts anymore.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Electrical feed coming in from the left don t know how to use the junction box and the wireway to connect to the right.

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Need front grill for singer model WJA-12 wall heater Cat # 9756-A
single phase 60 HZ
240 volts 5.2 Amps
1250 Watts
Where can I find it?

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Power from your panelbox goes to the wall mounted thermostat. From there a two wire goes to the heater. In the heater one overload wire goes to the heater. the other overload wire goes to one side of your LINE. the other wire goes to the heater wire.[LINE]

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For PROPER 120 volt wiring U have 2 colored Insulated wires(= guage of wire # /2: e.g. 12/2, 14/2 -bigger guage# = smaller thickness )+ an uninsulated ground -3 wires in all
1): BLACK-/Line-/POWER LEG-/ wire;
-which would attach to the 'gold' colored Contact point on a
Duplex Outlet)
2) WHITE/ Line/Neutral wire:
which would attach to the 'silver' colored Contact point on a
Duplex Outlet)
3) RAW COPPERwire/ GROUND wire;
which would attach to the GREEN colored Contact Point on
a Duplex Outlet)
In 240 VOLT WIRING their is a fourth that is a second
POWER LEG wire needed
4) RED (as in 12/3 wire- e.g.) Or WHITE (as in 12/2 wire) In so 240 VOLT wired DUPLEX outlet would have two gold contact points, one of the two of each slots on each plug would be horizontal, the WHITE wire of 12/2 romex would be used as the second POWER LEG--GROUND would be connected to correct Contact Point-GREEN-as in 120 volt oulet, THERE IS NO NEUTRAL in 3 wire - 240 Volt- wiring---
{check WEATHERHEAD-where wires come into house from pole- 2 black wires/ LEGS- intwined with silver support wire (the Ground) - needed for household 240 VOLT applications- Some Electric -major appliances-(e.g. Clothe Dryers)- use a NEUTRAL-
That should enable yourself with enough information to hurt yourself --Unless you make sure all POWER IS TURNED OFF to the wiring you are attempting to reconfigure for what ever reason.

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