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Looks like a 240v supply but a 120/240v oven.

Looks like a 240v supply but a 120/240v oven.
06-06-19, 01:44 PM
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Relative to each other they are 240 volts. That...

Relative to each other they are 240 volts. That is the voltage supplied to your house. Any 120v is derived from one of the 240v legs and neutral.
06-06-19, 11:19 AM
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Almost correct. It is the two 240v wires going to...

Almost correct. It is the two 240v wires going to the breaker.
06-06-19, 08:08 AM
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First off you do not have a furnace issue. You...

First off you do not have a furnace issue. You have an air handler unit issue. The same fan for both.
06-05-19, 04:23 PM
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You need to check each cable with a multimeter to...

You need to check each cable with a multimeter to find which is live.
06-04-19, 06:54 PM
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Did you use the screws or backstabs at the...

Did you use the screws or backstabs at the receptacles? Are you using an analog multimeter for testing?
06-04-19, 04:23 PM
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A hardware store owner I knew use to tie them...

A hardware store owner I knew use to tie them under his pickup fastening them to the bumpers. You could put a second rope from the pipe ends over the top in addition.
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Even assuming there was it wouldn't be dangerous....

Even assuming there was it wouldn't be dangerous. Asbestos has been demonized far beyond its danger. The danger comes from working with it for many years not casual exposure.
06-03-19, 12:45 PM
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Remember the title is wrong. He has a 2 wire...

Remember the title is wrong. He has a 2 wire (conductor) feed not 3-wire.
06-02-19, 07:16 PM
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No, a single 2-conductor cable. You can't. You...

No, a single 2-conductor cable. You can't. You have no neutral, just two hots.
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You seem confused on terms or are these smart...

You seem confused on terms or are these smart switches. A standard single location light switch (SPST) has no neutral and no specific line/load terminals. Note 3-way switches are also single pole...
06-02-19, 11:20 AM
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Good job. Just for the future remember...

Good job. Just for the future remember receptacles have no top or bottom. Ground can go bottom or top and with GFCI receptacles line can be either side. You need to look at the markings.
06-01-19, 11:49 PM
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Sounds like a loose connection. If you have a...

Sounds like a loose connection. If you have a multimeter check hot to ground at each receptacle. If the receptacles are backstabbed wires need to be moved to the screws.
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Strapped is boards spaced a foot or so apart...

Strapped is boards spaced a foot or so apart between the Sheetrock and joists,
06-01-19, 10:20 PM
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14-2 could only be used if you brought power to...

14-2 could only be used if you brought power to the switch first.

14-3 has many uses, not just 3-way switches.

Even though lights do not usually need GFCI protection since you are using...
06-01-19, 06:23 PM
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Yes. O/P wrote: Since overhead no indication...

Yes. O/P wrote: Since overhead no indication they were to be used except for lighting. One could assume two lights plugged in. Only the O/P can say exactly
06-01-19, 02:29 PM
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You need 14-3. Power goes to the switch on the...

You need 14-3. Power goes to the switch on the black. Then back to the receptacles on the red.
05-31-19, 02:20 PM
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Yes multiple voltages in one conduit, no to using...

Yes multiple voltages in one conduit, no to using one side of the 240 because the washer needs its own breaker and that can't exceed 20 amps for a 120v receptacle.
05-31-19, 12:16 PM
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We would say two wires. Grounds don't count.:) ...

We would say two wires. Grounds don't count.:)

Redo the wire nuts on the black and the white wire connections. If the wire nuts don't have metal insert replace with ones that do.
05-31-19, 09:14 AM
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Tell us about all the wires at the light. The...

Tell us about all the wires at the light. The dead receptacles may be fed from there.

If you have only two wires at the switch the previous suggestion is likely.
05-31-19, 06:51 AM
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The white in your box was a hot. Call it red for...

The white in your box was a hot. Call it red for sake of explanation. You therefore have red and black hot no neutral. A 240v only feed. The bare ground in NM-b can;t be used as a neutral. You need...
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Existing box can usually be removed from below. A...

Existing box can usually be removed from below. A fan rated box can also be installed from below.\\
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Do you really mean 14-2? Hot-Neutral-Ground?

Do you really mean 14-2? Hot-Neutral-Ground?
05-28-19, 01:40 PM
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Nominal voltages are120v and 240v. No GFCI...

Nominal voltages are120v and 240v. No GFCI required on the 120/240 dryer receptacle but a GFCI breaker would be a good idea. Yes, 4-wire for dryer. Receptacle and plug is a disconnect means. GFCI...
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