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Hi Mike Im trying to connect my timer switch. I removed the

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Hi Mike I'm trying to connect my timer switch. I removed the old switch and have the following wires. Red, 2 black wires, brown (ground wire). my timer switch has Red, black,green, white
Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be glad to assist you. Tell me what the old switch was and if you have a 2 wire voltage tester.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It was a 2 wire switch and I don't have a voltage tester


were the 2 black together on one terminal and the red alone?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


OK, look in the switch box for the white wires associated with the wires that were on the switch. That is where the timer white is connected. The black connects wit the 2 Black's and the red to the red. Look for the connected ground sites and connect the green there.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Just to make sure I understand.

I connect the 1 black wire from the timer switch to the 2 black wires from the switch I removed? Meaning 3 black wires will be connected together?

That's correct.

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