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The first step is to read through the user's guide, and make sure it's not in a "test" mode. If after reading the manual it still wasn't working, I'd exchange it for a different unit. If the new unit didn't work, I'd either try a different brand/model, or forget about using an occupancy sensor.


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To make one outlet switched and one outlet on all the time, you need to break off that little brass tab on the outlet in between the where the black and red wires are screwed in. To make both outlets switched, you need to disconnect and cap the red wire that is screwed into the outlet and not break off that brass tab. Don't mess with the tab on the neutral ...


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Sounds like you have your switch leg ( switch loop ) mixed up. You need to isolate it. It is the wire going to the switch. A simple continuity test will determine which wire is the switch leg. You need a continuity tester and most voltage testers check continuity. As for the ground, there is none available unless you provide a new circuit to the panel ...


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You are right to be concerned about switched neutrals. A dangerous situation. You can test it by using a non-contact tester similar to this one Turn on the breaker (after making sure no terminals are touching anything metal). Check the wires going to each of the switches. If wired correctly, one of each should be hot. If they are not, you have a ...


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Looks like it might be an EJ500 Astro In-Wall Timer, or similar device. Here's a link to the Installation Instructions (PDF). According to the instructions, the switch at the top of the device is an "air gap" switch. Which is "designed to turn power off for routine maintenance". You remove the battery holder "by prying left and right of the holder ...


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Do you know what the part pointed to by the red arrow is for? I am not familiar with this unit but the indicated item seems like it could be a catch to allow the control panel unit to be removed from the wall mount. It is also possible that this could be a manual override switch although this seems more unlikely from looking at the pictures.


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See this little tab here? Turn the power to this box off at the circuit breaker, and verify it's off. Then grab the little tab with a pair of needle nose pliers, and bend it back and forth until it breaks off. Once you restore power, half of the receptacle will be controlled by the switch, while the other will be always on. A couple other notes about ...


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This is symptomatic of a poor connection somewhere, or a bad-on-arrival fan. I'd rewire the switches using the screw terminals as a first step (don't forget to hook the grounds up when you do), and if that does not cure it, I'd try Craig's troubleshooting suggestion of switching the fan and the light. If the fan still acts up, then return the fan to ...



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