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My deep well 220 pump has one wire and 2 identical wires.

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My deep well 220 pump has one green wire and 2 identical gray wires. The wires that attach to them are green, red and yellow. I understand green on green but if the red and yellow are both hot does it matter which grey wire on the pump they are attached to? Or are they reversable?

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) Yes, you are correct. The 2 green wires are the ground wires and those will splice together.

2) Since the pump is a 240 volt model, the 2 gray wires are the hot wires. These will splice, one gray to a red and the 2nd gray to the yellow. Does not matter which gray wire you use.

Reply back and let me know how you make out........Thanks............Kevin:)

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Thanks so much Kevin I can now work with confidence. If I have another question I will get back to you if I am able. Yes?

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Sure, no problem........Yes, if you have any additional questions, just let me know and I’ll be glad to answer them for you.

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Thanks.................Kevin:)

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