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I have a 10 yr. old twin blade (2 motors w/light) that my

I have a 10 yr. old twin blade (2 motors w/light) that my remote won't communicate with anymore. 3 wall switches also control fan with remote (i.e.. wall switches must all be in on position or the remote won't work.) Problem has been getting worse over time and replacing the battery in the remote corrected the problem but does not now. I've tried excersizing the switch positions in the remote, no help.Remote is Harbor Breeze Model # LGF Suggestions??

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Jason

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Associate Degree

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I have a hunter ceiling fan, the fan works fine but the

I have a hunter ceiling fan, the fan works fine but the lights stopped working the lights are controlled remotely, I looked and there's no wattage limiter

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Kevin

Supervising Electrician

Diploma

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Have 2 chest freezers in garage. Want to add a fridge. There

Have 2 chest freezers in garage. Want to add a fridge. There are 2 outlets and both are GFI. The garage doors uses 6 amps. One freezer run 1.5 amp but surges to 12. The other freezer rating is 5 amps. All on a 15 amp circuit.

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Kevin

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Diploma

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My electrician installed this Panasonic ceiling fan: it's

Hi, my electrician installed this Panasonic ceiling fan: http://shop.panasonic.com/home-and-office/power-tools-and-ventilation-systems/ventilation-systems/ceiling-insert-fans/FV-11VQ5.html it's designed for 4" or 6" ductI called Panasonic because I was getting definitely more than 0.3 sones in noiseThey told me that's because the electrician installed it with 3" ducts and not only that will increase sone level and lower efficiency from 110 CFM to 90 CFM but will also void warranty because it will make the motor work harder and they're not suppose to be installed with 3" ventsThey said to use WhisperFit http://business.panasonic.com/FV-08-11VF5.html that comes with a detachable 4" to 3" adapter and it's suitable for 3" ducts. Even though it would reduce 110 CFM to 100 CFM and increase the sones level tooMy electrician told me it's not really a big deal since they installed the other model in many houses without a problem. And I am being too obsessive about it.Besides warranty issue and the fact that I am losing 10 CFM (I am not sure is that substantial?) - wouldn't it also violate the code to install unsuitable fans, am I being too obsessive about it?Electrician suppose to give me a quote to increase the vents from 3" to 4" but haven't heard from him yet - is it difficult to increase vent size when I don't have an attic on top and there may be 6 feet to outside ?

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George Smith

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I bought a 3 phase air compressor Model 2340n5-v rand. I may

I bought a 3 phase air compressor Model 2340n5-v ingersoll rand. I may have screwed up. Need some help wiring a 3 phase source. not sure i have the right box.

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Mike G.

Master Electrician

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I dictated a new question on my old question but I don't

Hey Steve I dictated a new question on my old question but I don't know if I need to start in the new format so here it is:I had an issue today with the state elevator inspector questioning the number eight ground wire on 150 amp breaker is that legal?The installation is per State approved electrical engineered one line drawingsWe have a 480 V 150 amp breaker feeding three number ones with the number eight groundThe feeders go to a 100 amp service disconnect in the elevator machine room with 90 amp fusesThe motor for the elevators off of the controller is a 60 hp 480 voltsDoes article 430 specifically allow the number eight ground wire on this 150 amp breaker?

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Steve G.

Chief Engineer

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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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Kevin

Supervising Electrician

Diploma

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Harbor Breeze fans. Remote light/fan problem. how do i

Harbor Breeze fans. Remote light/fan problem.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: how do i determine what my dip switch settings should be in the remotes? One fan has no control at all.Always on. the other works when it feels like it. Ive changed battteries with no effect. HELP!!!!!JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Depends on what the work is!JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Ive been dealing with this for a year.

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Kevin

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Diploma

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How would you wire this up going to upload the

How would you wire this up going to upload the pic....Itacr's a sump pump 3 phase motor, it's something that is made up it's nothing that will actually be used

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Sam Irvin

Electrical Systems Journeyman

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