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I would like to install a Timer as a replacement for an
I would like to install a Timer as a replacement for an ungrounded light switch. But, all the Timers seem to require a grounded connection. Any ideas? … read more
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HI JASON! I HAVE A NEW UTILITECH TM-O97 TIMER. THE OLD TIMER IS CONNECTED WITH TWO WIRES AND A GROUND. THE 097 REQUIRES A HOT WIRE-LOAD WIRE, NEUTRAL AND GROUND WIRE. I HAVE NO NEUTRAL COMING OUT OF T… read more
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I am trying to install a Utilitech TM 097 S, I wired it
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Kevin
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Is some there? First time. Can I ask you a quick question,
I'm literally in middle of installing a light timer if I can't then I will stop … read more
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I have the utilitech TM-097 in wall timer switch and my box
Hello I have the utilitech TM-097 in wall timer switch and my box only has a ground wire and one black and one white wire. The instructions say I should have two black wires? Thanks for your feedback!… read more
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Mike G.
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Pearl, I do have a question about installing a Utilitech TM-097
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I'm installing a utilitech daylight saving in wall timer model
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Kevin
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I am trying to connect the wires Utilitech TM-097 S wall
Hi, I am trying to connect the wires for a Utilitech TM-097 S wall timer but the wiring on the diagram is different than what's in the wall outlet. … read more
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Mike G.
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I have a Utilitech timer switch I want to install with
I have a Utilitech timer switch I want to install with connections for hot, load, ground and neutral. The switch that i took out only has 2 black wires. I am not sure how to wire this thing. … read more
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Kevin
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Trying to wire in a new timer switch a TMDW30.. when i open
trying to wire in a new timer switch a TMDW30.. when i open the outlet switch box there are two wires a white and a black ( with the green connected to the metal frame ) the white reads 110v on the mu… read more
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Kevin
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I was reviewing abother customer's request regarding the
I was reviewing abother customer's request regarding the installation of a Utilitech TM-097, but not sure if the same applies to me. I have 2 switches in a box the control lights in the dormer. I want… read more
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Jason Yes. I am installing a Utilitech in-wall timer (Model
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Is it possible to wire a new light switch that requires neutral,
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, im having issues with a Utilitech TM-097 timer switch.
hello, im having issues with a Utilitech TM-097 timer switch. I have two outside lights that are on a 3 way switch. one in the garage that is always in the on position, and one by the front door which… read more
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Installing Utilitech TM-097 wall timer. Need help with the wiring.
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I'm replacing a wall light switch with a timer switch and the
I'm replacing a wall light switch with a timer switch and the black wire is dead and the white wire is live when tested with the ground. How should I connect the timer switch so it will work?… read more
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Jason
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I just purchased a utiltech 7-day digital in-wall timer (mod#0141224)
I just purchased a utiltech 7-day digital in-wall timer (mod#0141224) that I hope to use to handle my exterior house light(auto on and auto off). When I opened the switch plate I found two black wires… read more
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