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Sam I, Electrician
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Switch tto swamp cooler died. new switch from HD not exactly

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switch tto swamp cooler died. new switch from HD not exactly the same. coming into switch box are a black/white pair with 120 on it. going out to unit is another black white pair. do 3 wires go to the outgoing black? incoming neutral to outgoing neutral?
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: thermostat of no apparent use on unit. wherever it is set has no effect, been that way for 20 years.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes, experienced with electrical including building 1000 volt tube stereo amplifiers.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Sam I replied 2 months ago.
Hello I can help. Could you upload a picture of the switch and connections for the unit?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I'm at the office now. will do later. Thanks
Expert:  Sam I replied 2 months ago.

Ok. I will wait on you reply then.