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I'm installing a ceiling fan with lighting kit. The fixture

Hi, I'm installing a ceiling fan with lighting kit. The fixture has 3 wires, blk,wh and ground, but the ceiling box has 4 wires, red, blk, wh and ground. I'm using 2 switches one for the light and the other for the fan. How to wire?

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I have an electric hoist with 4 wires in the hoist is three

I have an electric hoist with 4 wires for control in the hoist is three wires coming from the motor to the term board there is two capacitors hooked in parallel hooked to the terminal board they are fed from a up limit switch which is feed from remote 0ne power wire from line white goes directly to motor black wire the hot wire from power cable goes to remote my remote is an up down push button that has a safety mechanical interlock so you can,t push both buttons at the same time how do i wire the remoteJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: 3 yrs old and i am an electrician but i don't have the old remote which i am sure is differantJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: just send me a wiring dia. and i will be for ever thankfull

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I bought a European mixer from germany, 900 watts.

I bought a European mixer from germany, 900 watts. Apparently Germany uses 220-240 watts and thusly this is designed this way, with 1 phase system not 2 phase, as perhaps we in America would design a 220. Is it a huge issue to have an electrician run a dedicated outlet for this appliance in the kitchen?If so, it is really an ineffective option to convert the appliance to 110 volts?

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I want to install an Intermatic T101 pool filter. There

Hi, I want to install an Intermatic T101 for my pool filter. There previously was a simple switch(no different than one you'd see on a light) that controlled a twist lock receptacle for the pool filter. I'm changing the simple switch for the Intermatic in order to have the filter run on a timer.Where I'm running into an issue is having both the Clock Motor in the switch, AND the filter work. There are 3 wires coming up from the receptacle. (Black, Black, Green). Obviously Green is ground, so that is fairly simple. To have the filter working, I have the black on both the line and load screws. Currently however, the clock motor wires are on A, and line which doesn't work. I know the motor is good as well because if I move the 2 black wires to "A" and "Line" the timer is clearly working but there is nothing from the pump.I know the odd setup here is that the pump is typically wired directly into the timer. I'd like to stay away from that if I can. I feel like there is a way of accomplishing this even if I have to run another conductor from the receptacle to the switch, in order to power the Clock Motor.THanks!

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Recently a contractor was using a table saw while remodeling

Recently a contractor was using a table saw while remodeling and the circuit breaker tripped even though the saw was plugged into a GFCI which didn't trip. Is something wrong?

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Trying to wire a single pole gfci breaker in a small panel

trying to wire a single pole gfci breaker in a small panel for power to an intermatic 120V timer switching power for a 120V 1 HP pool motor. the paneld is a small square D composite panel, two slots uses a QO120GFCI breakerJA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.Customer: where do put the neutral supply wire and the the neutral wire for breaker and the gfci coiled wire. Do they all connect to the neutral bus bar?JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The panel is a QO200TRNM square D. Trying to save money. Disabled vet with alot of time on his handJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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What is the best way to test an electrical wire to see if

What is the best way to test an electrical wire to see if current to flowing from point a to point b?????

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Same as many - attic fan DOW-136-0-34-XIN stopped working,

same as many - attic fan DOW-136-0-34-XIN stopped workingJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: 1st timerJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: not really - seems may have had same issue with this type attic fanJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: many

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I am trying to get an electric motor to turn clockwise, 't

I am trying to get an electric motor to turn clockwiseJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: Don't know how old and no I have not.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The motor is labeled Rockwell 62-042 and I an trying to use it on a table saw.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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