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02-09-14, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Papa Smoke

Thanks to AllenJ & PJmax

Thanks to both of you! It is greatly appreciated.

AllenJ - My electrician said it looked like the kitchen area had been tied into the living room area. (Not on my watch). It did work fine for...
08-10-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,195
Posted By Papa Smoke

Voltage reads around 240v with ALL ceiling heat...

Voltage reads around 240v with ALL ceiling heat breakers OFF!
07-21-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

ZOESDAD! I suggested this to my electrician when...

ZOESDAD! I suggested this to my electrician when he showed up. Guess what!?? That is EXACTLY what somebody did back in 1973! My guy called it a "cold wire" connection or something like that. I showed...
07-21-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

Ready for this? I CALLED him. He LOUDLY denies...

Ready for this? I CALLED him. He LOUDLY denies being at fault and says "You have power to the pump so I did MY part of the job right. I don't mess with wells. If you could change out the pressure...
07-21-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

MAYBE...in the breaker? NOTHING has changed as...

MAYBE...in the breaker? NOTHING has changed as far as the pressure switch goes and the well goes. I REMOVED the white and black wires from the pressure switch. The pump STILL runs (WTH!!???). Also, I...
07-21-12, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

This is very strange. I have the power off ALWAYS...

This is very strange. I have the power off ALWAYS since I don't want the pump running. I checked the switch. Closed at 40 - open at 60. Pump runs ALWAYS. I killed power again. I cut two small plastic...
07-21-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

The pump is submersible. The ONLY changes...

The pump is submersible.

The ONLY changes made were the electrician removed the old breakers and installed new breakers. The well pump worked fine until the electrical changes were made.
07-21-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Papa Smoke

Exclamation PapaSmoke: New Electric Breaker box installed - now WELL is FUNKY

I recently had a new breaker load center installed. Since that day, my well runs continuously. I checked the pressure switch and it APPEARS to close at 40PSI and open at 60PSI but the well pump...
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