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Would like the wire color chart for GE timer with the

Customer Question

Would like the wire color chart for GE timer with the letters A B C D H S T X
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Model GHDP490EF5WW
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: YES
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: JUST CHANGING THE TIMER
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Please allow me just a few minutes to prepare some information for you, thank you!

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
OK
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

See the attached wiring schematic.

A=Orange

B=Red

C=Brown

D=Black from timer motor

H=Pink

S=Black from buzzer

T=White

X=Yellow and black from timer motor

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

The timer motor wire goes to T, not X, the tech sheet appears to be incorrect on the picture but okay on the wiring diagram.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
WHERE DOES THE LIGHT PINK GO FOR WRINKLE CARE?
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

On the H tab.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
WHICH ORANGE AND BLACK GOES WHERE? ONE FROM THE BUZZER ONE FROM FABIC CARE
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Orange goes to terminal A

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Black from buzzer goes to S

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Get it all wired up?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I HAVE AN ORANGE FROM FABRIC CARE AND ORANGE & RED FROM PC BOARD IN BACK
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Orange from fabric care switch goes to terminal A on the timer. It should come from 15 on the fabric switch.

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Orange/Black from board goes to

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Orange/Black from the board goes to D terminal on the timer

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

The wire from the timer motor goes to the D terminal, too.

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

The orange/black on the board terminal F is the one that goes to D on the timer.

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

You deserve 5 star service! I hope I have earned your 5 star rating using the stars at the top of the page! Please let me know if you have additional questions, I am here to help! Thank you so much!

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Hello, I see this question is still open and I was just following up to see if you require further assistance.