Doorbell Wiring with 2 White Wires

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Old 07-23-14, 11:06 AM
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Doorbell Wiring with 2 White Wires

Hello.

I apologize if this problem has been addressed previously. Upon reading through the many posts about wiring issues with doorbells it seems that everyone has different colored wires.

I am replacing a 25+ year old doorbell. Front door only, single bell - not chime. The original wiring is 2 white wires with a red wire connecting the two white wires. I, unfortunately, did not label the wires when I disconnected the doorbell. (I know, I know...)

I uploaded a picture of this. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
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Old 07-23-14, 11:20 AM
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Doesn't matter as long as you only have one button and a single chime (not a different chime for a back door or similar). The voltage is AC, so there is no polarity. Just hook it up one wire to each screw.
 
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Old 07-23-14, 11:23 AM
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Thanks for the quick response Gunguy45. I will give that a try.
 
 

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