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Old 09-26-04, 07:35 PM
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My garage has a wall mounted light on either side. The lights were controlled by a hardwired timer that no longer functioned. I removed the nonworking timer and want to replace it. However, I have found that hardwired timers are unavailable. So I will have to use a plug in type. My problem is that I am unsure how to wire the recepticle for the newer plug in timers. The wiring has three white and three black wires running from two cables. Also, there are three, I think, copper ground wires. Help!
 
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Old 09-26-04, 08:06 PM
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Try www.intermatic.com for timers.
 
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Old 09-26-04, 08:33 PM
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Not sure what kind of timer you have (electronic, mechanical, etc.), but there are many, many hardwired timers available.
 
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Old 09-27-04, 04:40 AM
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You can find hardwired timers available at any of the big box home stores. Make sure that the timer you buy can support the lights you have. Some timers won;t work with florescent lights, for example.
 
 

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