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I want to wire a 240v pump motor with a float switch and a

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I want to wire a 240v pump motor with a float switch and a 240v dpdt ice cube relay but i'm not sure of the correct wiring.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.

Hello

 

Do you have the relay ??

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Hi Glenn, yes I do have the relay Its a DPDT 230v coil ice cube type with a 8pin base
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Glenn, just to maybe save some time, the pump only draws approx. 6.5 amps @ 230 and the relay is good for 10a. @ 230v. If yoy could list a wiring diagram with a written walk thru that'd be great
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Hi sorry for the delay I just got in
Can you tell me what contacts are n/o and which ones go the coil ?
Is the float swiitch 220 ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Glenn, the relay is a ALLEN BRADLEY #700-HA32A2 10A 240VAC, the socket base is a # XXXXX THE FLOAT SWITCH IS A LITTLE GIANT model # XXXXX 2 Wire rated 115-240v switch.
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Hello

Sorry for the delay i tried looking up your relay and had no luck
Does it have a diagram on it ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
If you go to "Allen Bradley Control Relay01" page 6 it shows the wiring diagram.
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
How did you get there ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I went to " allen bradley relays 700-ha32a2 wiring diagrams" third one down listed "Allwn Bradley Control Relay01"
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Hello

Under google ?
Is your float switch 4 wires ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes, under google, float switch is two wire 120-240v
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I would read the circurity to you from the relay but even with my glasses it's too small. did I say it's a 8 pin ice cube relay with a plug in base 4 terminals top and bottom
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Hello

Ok I got it is your base 8 pin ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Ok here goes power coming in one leg will go to pin a1 the other leg will go to the float switch
Out of the float switch it will go to pin a2
power in will also go pin 11 and 21
Your motor will go to pin 14 and 24
Make sure all grounds are connected and the breaker feeding this is a gfci
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Glenn, can you still confirm after I have accepted?
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Hello

Yes and thanks for the bonus
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I'm confused did you get my last reply, regarding base numbering with pin numbering?
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
I'm sorry no I didn't
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
The last one I got was conirm that i accepted
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
can I still list my numbering with matching pin numbers?
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Yes you can why it dosen't match ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I think so, anyway what I said was, with 4 terminal on the top and 4 on the bottom, Is top left terminal # XXXXX and top right #21, bottom left #14 and bottom right #24 and do I jumper between
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
11 and 21 are next to a1 nd a2
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thanks again for all your help !!!!!
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.
Your welcome

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