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I have a harbor breeze fan with a light kit. my lights blink

i have a harbor breeze fan with a light kit. my lights blink rapidly when turned on can you help thanks fredJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: it just started yesterday ive changed the dimmer switch with a regular switch lights still blinkJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: ill try if i cant i know someone who will help me,i hopeJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: cant think of anything

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Can I run 300 feet from a meter to a 600sf cabin and have

Can I run 300 feet from a meter to a 600sf cabin and have sufficient amps? What size wire is recommended? I was looking at the underground wire from Home Depot which is 1/1/1/2I am installing a 200 amp box, which may be over kill. All gas except dryer, well pump and window unit.I cannot afford 4k for the power company to run service lines.

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Kevin

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I'm trying to replace the wall switch on a Broan

I'm trying to replace the wall switch on a Broan fan/heater/lighter combo model 655. I purchased a Broan 77DW multi-function control switch and the wiring diagram shows 2 lines coming from the ceiling unit, one 3 wire with ground and one 2 wire with ground but, I only have one 3 wire with ground coming from the ceiling unit. I assume I still connect the 2 white wires together, split the black coming from the power source and connect to the black lead coming from the switch and the single screw on the side? I assume I connect the red wire from the ceiling unit to the red lead on the switch but, from there I don't know if the red should be split and ran to the lower connector on the switch as shown in the diagram and what to do with the blue lead coming from the switch.

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Mike G.

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Im trying to understand prior wiring on an old switch, old,

Im trying to understand prior wiring on an old switchJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: old, and not yetJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: dependsJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: i'm not sure.

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Installing a new 5 burner stove top and separate oven in an

Installing a new 5 burner stove top and separate oven in an existing house.Stove top:- Stove top has 5 burners with 2 inside warmers “Kitchenaid KECD867XSS02” I count 8300 watts total.. can you check the model on the internet.- The installation manual has 40 amp 220 v.- I have an existing AL # 6 wire to this unit. With a 40 amp breaker.- Is this ok??The Oven:The range is GE JT5000 30 inch .The manual has at 240 volt 20 ampBake watts 2850Broiler watts 4000Convection watts 2400KW rating at 208 v is 3.2Can I use a number 10 4 wire and 30 amp breakerGeneral question: why are the pigtail wires coming out of the unit small compared to the wires from the dist panel??

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I have two LED light fixtures on one switch. When I turn off

I have two LED light fixtures on one switch. When I turn off the switch, one of the lights is still very dimly visible, as if it still has five to ten volts of power. The switch is connected to the white incoming power wire. Should it be connected to the black wire instead?

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Kevin

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I am installing an outdoor panel with a 150A main breaker it

Hi,I am installing an outdoor panel with a 150A main breaker it will serve as the main disconnect as well as provide additional outdoor circuits if needed. It has feed-thru lugs which will be used to connect it to the main panel using a 2/0-2/0-2/0-1 AL service entry cable. The cable will be routed out the back knock-out of the outdoor panel through the exterior wall and into the stud cavity where it will be routed into the attic and thru the attic to the interior wall where the main panel is located.My questions is regarding protecting the cable in the stud cavity. I am planning on installing a nailing plate across the full width of the stud cavity on the interior side and run the cable behind it over to the stud. I will then run it in a 1 1/2" EMT conduit up in to the attic. Is this the proper code compliant way to protect it?Thanks,Alan

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Kevin

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I need to temporarily move some stranded wire lines going to

I need to temporarily move some stranded wire lines going to baseboard heaters. In the current boxes I see that most of the wires pass straight through the box without wire nuts. Is there any issue with me turning off the main, cutting the wires, rerouting the line and wire nutting back together.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: are wire nut joints any issue to baseboard heatJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: 220v stranded wire. Most are unbroken. Any problem to splice them?

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Mike G.

Master Electrician

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I bought a new track system for my kitchen and it is

I bought a new track system for my kitchen and it is different than the one installed 30 years ago. The wire to the existing power feed has three wires plus a ground. The new power feed only has three screws to attach the wire to. What do I doJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: It hasn't worked in 5 years.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I was yes. I thought it would be simply remove the old and replace.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Not that I know of.

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