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11-07-15, 07:37 AM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

Ray, I connected the last remaining leg......

Ray,

I connected the last remaining leg... the fan motor, and all works.

The only thing I can think of that caused the short and tripped the breaker, is that the grounding wire in one of the...
11-06-15, 01:12 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

OK, so I disconnected the load (fan) wires, and...

OK, so I disconnected the load (fan) wires, and reconnected the timer and 3-way switch. All is well. I get no continuity to the 3-way switch unless the timer is on. And when the timer is on, I get no...
11-06-15, 12:26 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

OK good. I didn't want to flip the breaker until...

OK good. I didn't want to flip the breaker until that was confirmed. Yes, we're all good in the original configuration.

Now I will start adding stuff in one-by-one.

Evan
11-05-15, 04:31 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

OK, now I'm admittedly a little more than bit...

OK, now I'm admittedly a little more than bit concerned - or a blithering idiot.

I unhooked everything, leaving only the original input and output wiring to/from the single light switch in the...
11-05-15, 02:56 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

Grabbed the multimeter...one of the neutral wires...

Grabbed the multimeter...one of the neutral wires is shorted to ground. Now to figure out how. Definitely think I've got this wired correctly.
11-05-15, 12:43 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

Attached more photos... The timer has 4...

Attached more photos...

The timer has 4 wires coming out of it. According to the manual green is ground, black is hot (power from circuit), red is load (power to fan/lamp) and white is neutral.
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11-05-15, 03:56 AM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

I'll post some pics later of all the connections...

I'll post some pics later of all the connections after I get home from work. Thank you for the responses. Baffling.
11-04-15, 05:49 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

Lightbulb Addition of Whole House Attic Fan Timer and Three Way Switches Trips Breaker

On a very light-load circuit, I have an existing single-pole light switch wired to an attic pull light, although admittedly I don't understand why there's 12-2 coming into the single gang box, and...
01-29-14, 04:42 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

My guess is that whoever finished the basement in...

My guess is that whoever finished the basement in '08 severed it. I located the LINE feed above the drop down tiles in the basement, but following the home run back to the breaker was stopped by a...
01-29-14, 03:49 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

Welp, still baffled. There are no other GFCI...

Welp, still baffled. There are no other GFCI outlets in the house unaccounted for. One is tied to each other sink, including the master bath vanity, and those are all good. No other outlets in the...
01-28-14, 08:44 PM
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Posted By kcwxforecaster

GFCI Issues

Our master bath jetted tub has not worked in 5 years, and there's no access panel. We are preparing to sell our house and I thought I'd better get to fixing it. Coincidentally, there is an outlet on...
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