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honeywell programmable light switch [closed]

I identified the hot wire (bringing in electricity) as black, and the black wire without electricity as the one connected to the light fixtures. Once I determined which switch controlled the fixtures, ...
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Why are my new switches operating in reverse?

I was replacing three old switches with two new switches a timer. The prior owner's install was as follows: White wires all bundled One black wire (hot) running across all three switches The ...
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How to check if bathroom fan is compatible with current-leaking timer?

I installed a timer switch to control my bathroom fan, the Lutron MA-T530G. This timer connects to the hot wire only and operates in series with the fan. Due to this, it leaks a small current even ...
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Honeywell Programmable Light Switch Timer - different settings for outlet vs. light fixture?

We have a Honeywell Programmable Light Switch Timer (https://www.honeywellhome.com/us/en/products/energy/light-switch-timers/7-day-solar-programmable-light-switch-timer-white-rpls740b1008-u/) that ...
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Spring Wound timer on stove top [closed]

I have an electric stove. Occasionally someone in the house (myself included) may forgetfully leave it on after finishing cooking a meal. I'd like to wire a spring wound timer to the appliance. The ...
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Can I replace this old light switch with a countdown timer?

California house built around 1983. I have just replaced an old incandescent porch light fixture with an integrated LED sconce, working fine on the existing on/off light switch. Now I want to replace ...
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Outdoor lights stay on

Been using GE Digital Timer Model 15313. I replaced outdoor lights with 40 Watt equivalent LED bulbs, lights were flickering. shut timer off. Turned on timer and lights came on(all okay so far.) ...
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Dryer timer switch motor

Can I put a toggle switch in place of a dryer timer motor to turn the dryer on ? I have tested for voltage coming into the dryer, it has voltage. I did all the standard tests on all the dryer ...
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Wire gauge smaller other switches and confused on how to replace with timer switch

I upgraded couple of exhaust fan flip switches with timer switch(this one) and it went smooth. Now I am trying to do the same with fire place switch but little confused. I opened the switch and look ...
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Replacing timer switch for bathroom exhaust fan

I am trying to replace the timer switch for my bathroom exhaust fan. I found plenty of options, all of which come with colour-coded wiring (white = neutral; black = hot; red = load; green = ground), ...
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Dryer timer not advancing and not heating

Whirpool brand dryer timer not advancing at all. It’s also not heating as well. I checked the thermal fuse, thermostat and heating element by using continuity. All of them looks good as much as I can ...
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Have one timer turn one device on and another device off simultaneously

I have a (low-voltage supplied) device A which I want to switch on and off with a timer, and a (high-voltage supplied) appliance B which must switch off immediately whenever A comes on, and (ideally) ...
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Older Kenmore dryer won’t shut off after cycle

I have an older kenmore dryer that won’t shut off after drying for a timed amount. It heats up and the timer motor advances to the end-but will run until you open the door or manually advance the ...
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Using a countdown timer to control a 40A 240V contactor

It seems there are a couple ways to do this, but I haven't seen the exact solution I'm looking at so I wanted to check with the community on this. I have a 4KW patio heater I'd like to control with a ...
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How did this ceiling exhaust fan get stuck on (and why did disconnecting this wire fix it)?

I'm in the USA. One day, the ceiling fan in a room kept going and didn't turn off when the timer switch that controls is turned off. Pressing the off button on the switch didn't turn off the fan. I ...
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Can I use a timer switch with a humidity-sensing exhaust fan?

I've got a contractor doing a home remodel in California. Code requires humidity sensors on bathroom exhaust fans, and in any case automatic on/off due to humidity is a feature I'd like. Considering ...
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Wiring infrared patio heater

I am installing a 4000W infrared heater in our new patio. The supply for this heater is a single phase 240V connection (rated at 16amps, so I'll use a 20amp breaker). I would like advice on two things....
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Can I install a mechanical timer switch on a stove circuit?

I’m looking to put a timer switch on a stove circuit. It’s a common area stove that a client doesn’t want used at night due to people turning it on and leaving it open. Is it possible to put a timer ...
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Single black wire from box going to two terminals (via jumper) on timer switch

I'm trying to replace an old Intermatic E1120 timer. My new timer has clearly marked terminals for Line, Load, Traveler, Neutral, and Ground. However, none of the terminals on my old timer are marked. ...
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What kind of replacement timer do I need for my sauna?

I have an electric sauna from the 90s with a mechanical timer that is malfunctioning. The last time I used it, when I turned it all the way to 60 min, it shut off, so I backed it off a bit. It ran to ...
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240v heater with RIB01P30 relay for timer switch

I have a 240v 30 amp heater that I want to hook up a 120v push button timer to (neutral required for timer switch). I bought this RIB01P30 relay but am having some trouble wiring it up. This is the ...
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How do I wire a timer for a fan to a GFCI receptacle?

I have a 20A GFCI outlet that I want to wire a timer to that will control a ceiling exhaust fan. However the timer I have requires connection to a 3 wire (B,W,R-G) box, but the GFCI outlet is only ...
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240v heater from 120v countdown timer switch using a relay

I have a 240v 30amp infrared ceiling mounted heater in my garage for cold days when I want to work out there. It's controlled by a wall mounted thermostat by the same brand (Dr. Heater). I just ...
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Timer on my kenmore model 911.93311010 won' t beep. How do i reset it?

How do I reset my Kenmore stove 911.93311010 timer to beep
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How should my timer switch be wired?

I'm trying to add a timer switch to run my outdoor lights. There are two boxes side by side and no problems with the box on right (it has a red wire to switch to enable the hall light to be controlled ...
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wiring diagram for double gang box bathroom

enter image description hereI have an existing double gang box in my bathroom that contains a gfci/switch combo and a single pole switch. The switch on the gfci controls the exhaust fan and the ...
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Bathroom Fan switch has 3 black wires

Want to swap out this fan switch for a timer. Opened it up and its 3 black wires. The replacement timer switch (Eaton PT18M-W-K) has a black/red/green wire. Bit lost as to what connects to what.
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Washing machine timer

I've been trouble-shooting an 18 year old Electrolux washing machine. The model is Simpson Eziset 36S550L*01. It seems the problem is most likely a faulty timer. Some websites and videos I've seen ...
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Replacing Bathroom Switch with Timer Switch Not Working

I have two switches in the bathroom, one that controls a light(left switch) and one that turns on the fan(right switch). I know there is an extra connection between the left light switch and the main ...
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Auto on/off 12v DC timer for garden irrigation [closed]

I have 7 raised garden beds with irrigation setup. Irrigation consists of a 100w solar panel going into a 120w max Controller. This charges 2 12v DC batteries connected in parallel. The batteries are ...
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Switch & Timer Nomenclature

GOAL: Connect a water heater and dryer to the same circuit, however, they shall be switch to ensure that only one is connected at any time. A SPDT switch: 220V water heater at one pole and a Dryer ...
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Dryer Timer won't advance

I have an Admiral ADG7005AWW dryer. The timer dial has stopped advancing, so the dryer just stays on indefinitely. I'm trying to determine the problem. This troubleshooting guide says it could ...
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pool timer requires common wire - pump does not - how to wire in timer w/ common to serve pump w/o common?

My older Intermatic RC2343PT timer requires a common wire to function, however my new 1.5 HP 230v 2-speed Pentair pump does not require common wire and would be powered through 20a tandem GFI breaker, ...
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connecting an intermatic timer switch and a dimmer switch on the same lights

I currently have an Intermatic timer switch on my lights, and I would like to add a dimmer switch next to the timer switch, because the lights are sometimes too bright, is it possible to have both a ...
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GE stackable Washer/Dryer Combo wont stop spinning

I have a GE stackable washer/Dryer Combo (GUD24ESSMWW). During the regular wash cycle, it continues until the drain and spin cycle and then it doesn't stop spinning until you hit the pause/stop ...
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Timer switch seems to have started leaking current, leaving LEDs dimly lit

I have been turning on and off an installation, including some LED PAR lights, using a digital timer switch (Brennenstuhl Primera Timer DT). It's been running since half a year or so, but recently I ...
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Why do my Christmas lights trip a GFCI only when connected through a timer switch?

I have Christmas lights (a mix of LED and small incandescent) on the outside of my house, along the eaves. I had them plugged into one of our exterior GFCI outlets via an outdoor-rated mechanical ...
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Light switch with time delay turns off instantly (2-3 seconds)

In my stairway, i have a Light switch with time delay. When i press the button the lights turn on, but instantly turn off (in 2-3 seconds). The lights should be turned on for at least 10-15 seconds in ...
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Light Switch With Unconnected Ground [duplicate]

I am looking to install an Eaton timer switch in place of a single pole switch connected to a bathroom fan. Checking the current decora switch I noticed that it only has two wires connected (hot and ...
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Why does my bath fan timer will only work if the light is off?

The switch and the timer are together in a two gang box. There is power to both however the fan timer will only work when the light is off.
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Timer Switch wiring that requires a neutral wire

I'm trying to replace a basic on/off switch for the fan in my powder room with a timer switch (which requires a neutral). The timer switch comes with red, white, black and green wires. In the same box ...
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Can I utilize 2 Leviton LTB60 timers in 3 way configuration to control a single exhaust fan

I am wanting to connect 2 Leviton LTB60 timers to control a single inline exhaust fan that evacuates 2 separate bathrooms. Can I accomplish this without the use of a Leviton Vizia remote controller? ...
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Wiring a timer for a fan with No neutral wire

Ok. I can’t figure it out. I’m on my third timer switch, this one not requiring a neutral. When I hook it up to the fan stays on and none of the timer buttons are operable. Please see the below ...
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240v in with 240 and 120 out of a timer?

We just got our pool up. Opened the salt generator packaging and it is a 220/240v appliance, our pump is 115v with a pre installed plug. They need to be on the same timer. I have read until my head ...
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3 Way Timer Light Switch Leviton LTB30

I have a 3-way timer switch that I want to install in the house to control the lights outside and I can’t figure out how to wire it, maybe I need a no neutral switch, or a jumper. I currently have an ...
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Sprinkler valve won't turn on by automatic timer

Earlier this year, I asked a question about why my station #6 wasn't turning on by the automatic timer. The advice was to get a new solenoid. I did that and it fixed the problem immediately. My ...
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Wiring diagram for light switch, GFCI, timer and bathroom fan

I have a 3-gang box, There are 3 14/2 NM cables coming inside box. One is the power supply, the other 2 are for the light switch and bathroom fan. I want to install a timer switch for the bathroom fan ...
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Connecting GFCI switch with digital timer switch

I moved my old bathroom exhaust fan to shower area, I need to install GFCI switch as per code. I also want to replace old toggle switch with digital countdown timer switch. Can I have blank face GFCI ...
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Disable noisy timer on a magic chef gas range model 6458xst

Does anyone knows how to access the timer and disable it on a Magic Chef gas range model 6458xst. I would be more than interested to find out! It is a flat stove and the timer is right in front of ...
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PF1102T Clock Motor replacement

Can you buy just the clock motor instead of the whole PF1102MT mechanism? I have this model (240v) on my pool that includes the freeze protection. The clock motor gear will not turn AND I do not know ...
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