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  1. Appliances
    Hi, my Whirlpool microwave AT311 had a bad timer knob which had bad contacts intermittently. As a result it wouldn't power on at all when the contact wasn't right. When I jiggled the button a bit, power would normally return. For setting the timer I just used the start button which ads 10 sec...
  2. Electrical
    Hello, I have four outdoor post lights wired under the cement/sandwash into an outlet on the wall outside. All four lamps use a 7W LED bulb. There are 2 wires, one from the nearest lamp and the other 3 in series joining in the box. The installed put a night sensor in and it was working for...
  3. Electrical
    I'm wanting to run an automated air pressure test and can anyone help or recommend anything? I want it to be a cycle and open a valve for about 5 seconds and shut it off for 5 seconds, repeating this 10,000 times. As of this moment I was thinking I would need a solenoid attached to a timer...
  4. Appliances
    I have an old Maytag washer, model LAT9700AAL. Came with my house when I bought it 6yrs ago. Yesterday, washer filled with water and stopped. No timer advancing, no motor running. Crickets. When I manually advance the timer, the washer will drain, spin, and advance to rinse. At rinse, it fills...
  5. Electrical
    Installing a bathroom fan with Auto Humidity Sensor AND Timer Hello, I am trying to install a bathroom fan/light with the following features and was wondering the best way to do it. 1. Only the fan goes on automatically with high humidity (no light) 2. Can't turn off the fan. Only Auto and Off...
  6. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    For anyone who has experience with the SkyDrop Timer, Pump Start Relays, and/or connecting digital sprinkler timers to pump start relays.... I will connect the SkyDrop outdoors. I will need to use a Pump Start Relay. The Pump Start Relay will have two 24v wires out to the SkyDrop BUT there is...
  7. Electrical
    We're planning to install led lighting in vented vinyl soffits around the exterior of the house. We want 6 lights on the rear of the house which are controlled by an indoor dimmer switch and a timer. On the front of the house we want six more lights on a separate dimmer switch and a timer. I've...
  8. Electrical
    I recently bought a digital timer, it is a Likwise 24 Hour Programmable Timer 600 W Incandescent, 5 A reisitive/inductive, 1/6 HP motor load, 120 V AC, 60 Hz I want to set it up with my light which plugs in the wall so I was wondering if someone could give me a detailed description or a link...
  9. Electrical
    Hi all, I'm getting braver, trying to replace a light switch today. It's a standard single pole switch inside a box with 3 other switches. I have a few wiring questions, though, so I make sure I do the right thing. The timer switch I'm installing is an Intermatic ST01. There are four wires - a...
  10. Electrical
    I have a 240v50amp circuit (2h/g) and I want to control the line current to the outlet via a timer. Simple enough to do with a contactor and a 120v timer. The complicated part is that I actually want to control the line current to two different outlets and if I could design my own contactor...
  11. Electrical
    Upgrading my sprinkler system. The timer is originally located in a bedroom, valve control wired run through crawlspace to valves outside. This is how it was installed. I would like to put my new weatherproof timer outside on the fence post near the system, so I don't have to run into the...
  12. Electrical
    I'm replacing a simple light switch with a timer switch. I've done a few of these in the past but I'm definitely not particularly experienced in this area. The box only has one light switch in there with a total of 4 wires coming into the box. I have 2 wires going to 2 screws on the old light...
  13. Electrical
    Can a T104 dual pole timer be used as a single pole installation? I bought what I thought was a single pole timer off of Amazon. The picture was a single pole but I received a dual pole. Can it be used as a single pole for a pool pump? It tried hooking it up and it works manually switching it on...
  14. Electrical
    The use of a timer for heat tape is an energy saver. Where would I obtain a timer? Where would it tie into the circuit when the heat tape is hard-wired? I am located in Colorado where there is a lot of snow and repeated melting / freezing temperatures throughout the winter months. Thanks for...
  15. Electrical
    Hi, I need some help connecting a programmable electronic timer switch to an electronic door lock. My goal is for the door to only unlock during a set period of time (when the timer is in the "on" position). I have found two locks that I think may work, I just have no idea what wires to...
  16. Electrical
    I just purchased a GE wall timer to install at my Mothers house. The plan here is for the timer (which is located inside the enclosed garage) to turn on/off the outdoor lights thereby increasing her comfort in the home at night. I removed the old switch only to find I had three wires - two...
  17. Electrical
    I'm new here. I apologize in advance if a similar question was answered somewhere already. Question: Would adding a ground clip, as shown in the attached photo, satisfy code and increase safety? (The wiring diagram is for a similar timer with a ground wire.) Details: I bought an electronic...
  18. Appliances
    Our washer is only 3 years old. Someone in my family "overloaded" our washer. During the spin cycle the washer was jumping around. As soon as possible, I opened the door to make it stop. Since then, the washer stops inbetween some cycles, and sometimes a cycle may run forever. The affected...
  19. Electrical
    All too frequently I will go out to my shed during daylight hours and either turn on the lights to get better lighting on my work, or turn on the oscillating fan for ventilation. When I am done, I will lock it up and go into the house. Some time later, after dark, I will notice the lights are...
  20. Electrical
    Hi all, thanks for being here. I need help figuring out how to wire up an Aube T1033. I've attached a .pdf depicting my existing switch box. I want to replace the right hand switch with the T1033. The existing wiring is more complicated than I expected. Aube's T1033 installation manual is...
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