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Thank you all for your replies. It is greatly...

Thank you all for your replies. It is greatly appreciated and very helpful.
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Posted By simsim99

Replacing ceiling fluorescent fixture

I am replacing an old ceiling fluorescent fixture. It is a standard 4 foot long with 2 four foot tube bulbs. I am replacing with new version from same manufacturer. It is virtually identical except...
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Great. Thank you very much for the reply. It is...

Great. Thank you very much for the reply. It is much appreciated.
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Posted By simsim99

It is 3 wires (black, red, white) plus ground....

It is 3 wires (black, red, white) plus ground. The current timer there has the white wire connected to neutral and then the line and load connections each have either the black or the red.
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Replacing hard-wired programmable timer switch

I am replacing an in-wall timer switch and wanted to use the Honeywell RPLS730B. The current wiring looks like end of run as I have three wire coming in and nothing going out. This timer requires a...
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Hi, Thank you for the info. I will try the...

Hi,
Thank you for the info.
I will try the dye test you mentioned as verification it is the fill valve.
Yes this toilet is from 1991 and a very poor flusher as you said. You make a good point...
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Toilet Leak

I have a Kohler one-piece San Raphael toilet. The problem I am having is a constant small stream of water running down into the bowl (In the front of the bowl). The thing is that no matter how long...
07-23-11, 08:22 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Makes sense. Thank you for the reply.

Makes sense. Thank you for the reply.
07-23-11, 07:10 AM
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Posted By simsim99

Thanks for the reply. As a followup question if...

Thanks for the reply. As a followup question if the new cooktop talks only about hard wiring to a junction box and doesn't mention changing to a plug (it doesn't say you can't but it doesn't say you...
07-22-11, 12:08 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Hard wired disconnect

Hello, So I am installing a new cooktop and changing from the old one which was plugged in to connecting the new one by changing plug to a junction box.
Reading around on various threads I have seen...
07-14-11, 07:10 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Okay. Thanks for all the help.

Okay. Thanks for all the help.
07-13-11, 08:54 PM
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The new cooktop is 40A and the breaker is 50A. ...

The new cooktop is 40A and the breaker is 50A.
However the old cooktop put in when the house was built 20 years ago is rated at 35 amps on this 50A circuit. So I assume this is not a code issue...
07-13-11, 08:08 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Ben, Great. Thanks very much for that clear...

Ben,
Great. Thanks very much for that clear explanation.
I checked and my wires are copper so I am good to go.
Thanks again.

-Scott
07-12-11, 09:25 PM
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Posted By simsim99

I do have metal conduit and from the reply to a...

I do have metal conduit and from the reply to a question I posed previously in a different thread I would be grandfathered on the 3-wire. Plus the cooktop instructions allow hookup to 3-wire.
So...
07-12-11, 08:35 PM
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Posted By simsim99

The cooktop is 240v and not the 120/240v. So...

The cooktop is 240v and not the 120/240v.
So then sticking with 3-wire am I good with the 2 blacks and 1 white instead of 1 black, 1 red and 1 white and then connecting either black to the red from...
07-12-11, 07:36 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Replacing 50-amp cooktop receptacle

I am changing my 50-amp 3-wire receptacle used for my old cooktop to a junction box (still the 3-wire) to hardwire my new cooktop (which the cooktop allows).
The question is the existing receptacle...
07-06-11, 07:27 PM
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Posted By simsim99

Great. Thank you very much for the info. I...

Great.
Thank you very much for the info. I really appreciate it.
07-06-11, 06:28 PM
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Posted By simsim99

wiring cooktop

I am replacing a cooktop that has a 3-wire plug going to a 3-wire receptacle. My new cooktop comes with a 4-wire cord (no plug). It has instructions for connecting the 4-wire to 3-wire house circuit...
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Posted By simsim99

Thank you very much. I was hoping that was the...

Thank you very much. I was hoping that was the case, but feel better knowing for sure.

Thanks again.
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Posted By simsim99

GE 449CT wiring

Hello, I have a question on wiring the GE 449CT smoke detectors. I replaced the 445CT smokes with the 449CT smokes. They are connected to a 4140XMP alarm. I have 3 smokes.
I already changed them...
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Thanks for the suggestion. I will give that a...

Thanks for the suggestion. I will give that a try.

Thanks again.
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Posted By simsim99

Ademco Vista-20se phone number problem

I am trying to program a new phone number in my vista 20se. I enter the installer code plus 800, then *41, then the display shows 41. Then I start to enter the phone number and as soon as I enter a 0...
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Posted By simsim99

Thanks a lot for the help. That is what I will do...

Thanks a lot for the help. That is what I will do then.
I really appreciate the information.

Scott
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Posted By simsim99

Ceiling fan wiring for longer downrod

Hi,

I need to use a six foot downrod to hang my ceiling fan which has only three feet of wire. I know making a splice in the downrod would violate code.
But can I make a splice in the round box...
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