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I over heatedmy moter and the thermostat switch did not work

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i over heatedmy moter and the thermostat switch did not work so i took it off and checkded it and now i'm not sure which wires go where
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Papatrexas replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswers. My name is and I will be happy to assist you with your question.

Most thermostats wires are color coded so put back the wires on the same screw with the reter that corresponds to to color wire

W= white

R= red

here is a site for a visual with pictures.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
all wires are black
Expert:  Papatrexas replied 1 year ago.

How many wires are they?

Expert:  Papatrexas replied 1 year ago.

Can you take a picture of the wires and the back of the thermostat please?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
IT will take me a few minets
Expert:  Papatrexas replied 1 year ago.

OK not a problem.........

Expert:  Papatrexas replied 1 year ago.

How is everything? any questions...

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