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10-14-14, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Powerstroke

Thanks Ray, it's an older house from the late...

Thanks Ray, it's an older house from the late '70's. After finally understanding your diagram, I see you were both on the same page. It's about as efficient as it gets with what I have already in...
10-14-14, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Powerstroke

Uh oh, my first day and already I'm on the boss'...

Uh oh, my first day and already I'm on the boss' bad side! :wall:
10-14-14, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Powerstroke

Thanks, Brian. I will get material this...

Thanks, Brian. I will get material this afternoon and run the cable between the 2 switches in the morning as well as relocating the existing cable from the switch to the first can light.

Ray,...
10-14-14, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Powerstroke

Hi Brian, Oh absolutely, I have no problem...

Hi Brian,

Oh absolutely, I have no problem pulling cable and am fairly adept at making connections and such stuff.

Thanks for the help!


Howard
10-14-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Powerstroke

Wiring ceiling fan with can lighting

Hi,

I can't seem to wrap my ahead around the wiring on this one! That's nothing new though.

Anyway, this is a garage conversion that currently has one fluorescent shop light in the center,...
04-07-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Thanks, I think it's time for a service call. I...

Thanks, I think it's time for a service call. I was THIS close to success! :wall:
04-07-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

I thought myself pretty handy, but this HVAC...

I thought myself pretty handy, but this HVAC stuff is too confusing for my feeble brain.

I bought a new contactor this morning, hooked it up and voila, everything functioning great!

Never to...
04-05-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

It appears the same pole is the problem. I was...

It appears the same pole is the problem. I was having much the same problem with the original contactor and I am working with this new one. Either it was faulty to begin with or I muffed it up by...
04-05-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Okay, I removed the contactor, removed all the...

Okay, I removed the contactor, removed all the screws and blew it out. I see nothing amiss. I re-installed it and wired it up the same way, only I flipped it.

Now, when I switch breakers on with...
04-05-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Thank you for the warning! There is 240...

Thank you for the warning!

There is 240 volts across T2 and L1 when no demand present. The fan does not come on when T2 (Bl/Wh) is disconnected and unit powered on.
04-05-14, 08:46 AM
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Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

After looking at the original diagram, I followed...

After looking at the original diagram, I followed it to the letter and am fairly confident it's wired correctly now. Provided I have the T2/T1 and the L2/L1 properly identified:

T1 = RED wire and...
04-05-14, 08:31 AM
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Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Thanks Houston, it does appear that way, but the...

Thanks Houston, it does appear that way, but the thick black wire is indeed connected with the brown/red wires.
04-05-14, 07:18 AM
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Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

As it is now. Forgive my rudimentary drawing,...

As it is now. Forgive my rudimentary drawing, though it may help. i forgot to add the all Black wire, it is connected with the brown wires. oops.

With the compressor fan and air handler both...
04-05-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

I don't believe the compressor is coming on, no...

I don't believe the compressor is coming on, no cold air. Be back in a few with a photo.
04-05-14, 06:24 AM
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Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Well, I believe we have success!! :beers: I...

Well, I believe we have success!! :beers:

I do have one question though. With the system turned off at the t-stat, I switched on the breakers and the heat pump fan came on. Should that happen...
04-04-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

I'll get to it first thing in the morning and...

I'll get to it first thing in the morning and report back.

Thanks for your time, much appreciated!


Howard
04-04-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Thanks for trying to help. I located the wiring...

Thanks for trying to help. I located the wiring diagram and it's not in very good shape. It was sitting in the unit since it was new, I reckon. I tried piecing it together as best I could and took...
04-04-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,588
Posted By Powerstroke

Incorrect Contactor wiring

Hi folks,

I have an old Trane heat pump (Wethertron TWR736A100A1) and the air handler is under our crawl space. My old contactor had gone bad and a buddy dropped off a new contactor, but it's...
12-14-08, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Powerstroke

Removed wall, now need to fill in floor

Hi,

We have removed a 13' long section of wall between 2 carpeted rooms. We are now left with a 4" wide strip between the carpet where the wall once stood. We would like to fill this area with...
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Views: 8,426
Posted By Powerstroke

I was leaning towards the allthread, but didn't...

I was leaning towards the allthread, but didn't know how to fasten it above. Turnbuckles are the perfect solution! Good, strong hooks fastened to the joists and you get easy level control via the...
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Views: 8,426
Posted By Powerstroke

Hanging pool table lights suspended ceiling

Hi, haven't been here in a while! We are opening a teen nightclub which have 12 ft. high suspended ceilings. We have a couple traditional style pool table lights which hang by 2 chains as they are...
12-11-06, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Powerstroke

I thought about cheap lightbulbs when buying...

I thought about cheap lightbulbs when buying another dozen this weekend. Bought long life bulbs this time. Temperature has almost no fluctuation to speak of and it's a single story home, so I don't...
12-11-06, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Powerstroke

Question forever replacing lightbulbs....

I have been in this house for 3.5 years now and I've never had to replace so many lightbulbs. 3 kids and a lot of use, but as an example, I installed two (2) 3-floodlight ceiling fixtures just 6...
12-11-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Powerstroke

Okay, you guys are the experts.....54" it is. I...

Okay, you guys are the experts.....54" it is. I think I may have just located a supply house pretty local too.

Thanks fellas!
12-11-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Powerstroke

54" sheetrock revisited...

I am getting ready to purchase drywalling material for my garage conversion. It's small, one 20' wall w/two large windows and a 12' wall, rest is piece-meal. My floor to ceiling is 103", should I...
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