Contactor wiring ?


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Old 06-17-08, 08:51 AM
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Contactor wiring ?

My Coleman Evcon A/C contactor needs replacing. The new one is identical EXCEPT the T1 an L1 wiring posts change sides. Question is, should I move the wires to that side too or wire them to the T2 an L2 posts without having to change the wires original wiring shape. Thanks for any info, Eddiebuck
 
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Old 06-18-08, 09:45 AM
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With 230V. single phase it wouldn't make any difference.
Polarity doesn't matter with AC voltage, as long as you keep the neutral separate, you can switch the 2 supply leads to either L terminal, and the 2 supplied leads to either T terminal. Nothing is going to reverse rotation.
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Old 06-18-08, 06:23 PM
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Ditto

THink of it as installing a light switch so it says No instead of on. A little backwards but is doeas and will continue to work.

It really is just a switch.
 
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Old 06-19-08, 09:15 AM
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It Worked!!!

Thanks folks. It worked by wiring the L1 to the L2 and T1 to T2 and not having to reroute the wires. Thanks A BUNCH, EDDIE
 
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Old 06-19-08, 12:29 PM
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No problem, the bill is in the mail... No charge for travel time either!
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