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How to wire Hayward 2 speed pump

baseboard heater wiring
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Two speed pump

Add T106 and T104 to control center
Notice that both clock motors are wired to same terminals.... this is so both clock motors run full-time.
The T104 timer turns pump on and off... while the T106 toggles pump between high and low speeds
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Hayward 2 speed pump
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Hayward pool equipment
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For 240 volt 1 Hp motor, use 12-3 wire between control center and pump
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Intermatic control center with transformer
Both these control centers have transformer for operating low voltage pool light. 12-13-14 volt AC
Use higher voltage and light burns brighter, or when distance is farther away
Underwater light must always be low voltage to prevent electrocution

For 2-speed motor you want a control center with 2 timers

The control center shown on right shows a single T104 timer: This is good for single speed pool pump. And pump turns on-off with daily schedule

The control center shown on left side hasT104 timer to turn pump on-off on a daily schedule...
Plus the T106 timer to switch between high and low speed.
This is the wiring illustration shown above.

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T100 series timers

T106R / 240 Volt / NO NC
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T176 T176R
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T106P3
T106P3
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T106M/ mechanism
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T106 series models/ manuals

Add T016 to control panel


how to bond control panel
Example shows solar panels... but also includes pool control centers etc

Pump must be bonded... or grounded... directly to ground rod... in addition to regular ground wire coming from electric service

Ground all electrical devices, and all household grounds together and bond to main breaker panel and to ground rod

Do not ground to water pipe: Make sure ground is connected to ground rod

Water heaters and metal water pipes corrode with stray current corrosion.
Modern pex water lines are not affected, and cannot be used as a ground.
When installing new water heater, water pipe, doing repairs on plumbing, installing new electric service etc... check that all electric is connected to dedicated ground wire that is bonded to outdoor ground rod
Bonded means steel electric panel enclosure must be directly connected to local ground rod
Outdoor control panel and pool pump must be bonded to ground rod located at point of installation/ local codes vary so consult local electrician/ some codes may allow bonding to metal conduit that enters the soil at point of installation... but stray current corrosion can cause deterioration of this conduit/ codes vary for grounding for many reasons, including because different soils offer different resistivity to grounding/ for example dense wet soils conduct to ground better than loose dry rocky soils

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Bonding lugs

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How to wire Control centers
Bond motor to ground


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Horsepower / wire size / distance



Multimeter

Test for breaks in wire/ Test for voltage
Most appliance require 80% rated voltage to function correctly
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Safety when testing wires:
Never touch wet or previously flooded appliance.
Never stand on wet surface when working on electric.
Never stand on bare soil, put down dry boards.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from power.
Use non-contact voltage tester before touching wires.
Never touch or lean into any made of metal.
Remove metal objects from pockets.
Do not use oxygen or fuel accelerants in same room as electrcial repairs

Resource:
Basic house wiring

Non-contact voltage tester

Test for power without touching connectorss
NEVER assume power is OFF
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Non-contact voltage tester Amazon
Electric testers at Amazon
 
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Treminals

Terminals

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Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire
Read about terminals
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Twist-on wire connector assortments

Do not reuse old connectors 
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Weatherproof wire connector

Weatherproof wire connector

Connector cavity is full of silicone
Built-in cover keeps silicone in place
Protect from water, dust etc
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Tighten connector 
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Push on wire connectors

Push-on wire connectors in place of twist-on connectors

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Red 3P connector for 10-14 gauge wire
Lever connectors for stranded wire at Amazon
add solder to stranded wire

Turn stranded wire into solid wire

Add solder to 1" length of tightly twisted stranded wire to make into solid wire
Heat wire. Touch solder to wire. Let cool. File away over-solder.
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Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times

Fire caused by stranded wire

Do not use stranded wire under screw plate

Applies to timers, switches, outlets, pumps etc.
Small devices, with small loads, such as lamp socket, stranded wire is fine
Add solder to 1" length of tightly twisted stranded wire to make into solid wire
Heat wire. Touch solder to wire. Let cool. File away over-solder.
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Timer caught fire
Orange 10 gauge 30 amp


Orange/ #10 gauge for for 30 amp circuits including water heater
with ground
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10-2 gauge/ 30 amp
10-3/ 30 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

Yellow 12 gauge 20 amp


Yellow/ #12 gauge wire for 20 amp
with ground
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12-2 gauge/ 20 amp
12-3/ 20 amp

Rolls of stranded wire

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground
White 14 gauge 15 amp


White/ #14 gauge wire for 15 amp
with ground
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14-2 gauge/ 15 amp
14-3/ 15 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

Copper ground wire
Use same size as other wire in circuit

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Ground rods at Amazon
Insdulation under screw plate
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Both wires MUST be same gauge
Straighten each wire
Tighten screw very tight against copper wire



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Connect stranded and solid with wire nut and run jumper to screw plate.
Or add solder to stranded wire to make solid.
See example image

Fire safety

Use only solid copper wire, and no insulation under screw plate.

Max 2 wires under screw plate

Both wires same gauge

Do not use stranded wire, it will come loose with heat expansion and overheat and cause burning. Turn stranded wire into solid wire by soldering stranded wire.

Always keep enclosure (box) cover closed

Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times
add solder to stranded wire

Fire caused by stranded wire

Do not use stranded wire under screw plate

Add solder to 1" length of tightly twisted stranded wire to make into solid wire
Heat wire. Touch solder to wire. Let cool. File away over-solder.
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soldering guns
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Push on wire connectors
Use push-on wire connectors

3 wires/ or different gauge wires

Join wires with wire nut or push-on connector
Run jumper to screw terminal.
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Red 3P connector (shown) for 10-14 gauge wire
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