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A NEW OVERHEAD FIXTURE WITH THE STANDARD, BLACK AND GROUND

I AM INSTALLING A NEW OVERHEAD FIXTURE WITH THE STANDARD WHITE, BLACK AND GROUND LEADS. tHE WIRING IN THE CEILING HAS A BLACK, WHITE, WHITE WITH RED STRIP AND GROUND. I KNOW BLACK TO BLACK, WHITE TO WHITE, GROUND TO GROUND BUT WHAT DO I DO WITH WHITE WITH RED STRIPE?

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Kevin

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Sometime during the middle of the night I loose power to

Sometime during the middle of the night I loose power to part of my house while we are sleeping. I wake up to flashing alarm clocks in back bedrooms and flashing oven clock at other end in kitchen. No breakers have been tripped and seems to shut off and then turn back on by itself. My wife said it has possibly happened atleast 5 times in one night. I do notice kitchen lights flicker once in awhile.

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Both my stove (in the kitchen - mid-level of the house) and

Both my stove (in the kitchen - mid-level of the house) and my clothes dryer (in the basement) suddenly aren't working. Neither one has any power coming to it (no beeps if buttons are pushed, no lights, etc.) Both are electric; no gas. Everything else in the house, including air conditioning and fridge, appears to be working normally.My first step was to check the circuit board. All switches are in the "on" position. I'm baffled on how to even start figuring this one out.Suggestions, please.

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Kevin

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Just bought a house with Hampton bay Crome ceiling fan with

Just bought a house with Hampton bay Crome ceiling fan with a light. It was working when realtor showed home. 3weeks later it wasn't working. Changed batteries. Light works via switch on wall but the remote not working

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Mike G.

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Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho

 
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Need 2- 240 watt and a 220 but no room in 200 amp main

need 2- 240 watt and a 220 but no room in 200 amp main for the double block breakers. Already running one sub panel to garage from main.

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Kevin

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Diploma

 
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A RANGE COVER OVER THE STOVE. THE UNIT IS AN OLD ONE. IT IS

I AM REINSTALLING A RANGE COVER OVER THE STOVE. THE UNIT IS AN OLD ONE. IT IS A VENTLINE PH-05. IT HAS A ROTARY SWITCH WITH A LIGHT AND FAN. THE UNIT HAS ONE BLACK WIRE COMING FROM THE SWITCH AND 3 WHITE WIRES WHICH APPEAR TO BE BUNDLED. THERE ARE TWO BLUE AND TWO WHITE WIRES COMING FROM THE WALL. THE UNIT IS GROUDNED WITH ANOTHER WIRE.WHICH WIRES CONNECT?

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2 days ago our above stove microwave gave up the ghost and

2 days ago our above stove microwave gave up the ghost and blew one of the 4 breakers that control the kitchen and powder room circuits. I have plugged in a light to the plug in where the microwave was connected, after resetting the breaker. it has power and works fine. The microwave does not, so we will buy another one.My main problem is that ever since the breaker trip and reset, the overhead kitchen lights when on, will occasionally go off, as well as the lights and exhaust fan in the powder room. They will come back on shrtly, then do it again, unless I shut them off...then they will work fine for a period of time, then shut off on their own.Anyway, these outages do not trip the breaker. Is it possible that the breaker has been weakened by the microwave oven when it toasted out, and that installing a new breaker will fix the problem?

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Kevin

Supervising Electrician

Diploma

 
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I want to add a volt/amp meter to electronic project. I have

I want to add a volt/amp meter to electronic project. I have a 12 volt power supply with an on/off switch my load is metal detector I have a volt/amp meter I want to install to my project to measure the power supply voltage and the circuit current. I can install so that it is always on but I want to only be on when I want to check (with a push button) I don't want it on all the time. Can I do this ? Here is the meter https://www.amazon.com/DROK-DC0-100V-voltmeter-Multimeter-Monitoring/dp/B00BYKRETK/ref=pd_sim_263_2?ie=UTF8&dpID=41c1seKre4L&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR160%2C160_&refRID=3DRRVKAQ5R6VFDHTKC61

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Kevin

Supervising Electrician

Diploma

 
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I have messed up a 3 way switch in my home. I changed six

hello sir,I have messed up a 3 way switch in my home. I changed six three way switches, four are fine two are a problem.it presently is not working properly.In box upstairs(2wire) - white and black - White connects to red traveler and not switch, black connects left top screw of switch.(3wire) - red white and black (black is hot) - black hot connects to common screw, white connect to right top screwin box downstairs(3wire) - white red and black.Red connects to common screw, white to left top screw, black connects to right top screw.switch is semi working I need a pro thank you in advance.

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Steven Parent

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Electrical Journeyman Certificate

 
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