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How to wire 4 function switch
30 amp breaker use 10 gauge /


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10-3/ 30 amp
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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

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UF is underground
Rolls of stranded wire
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

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armored cable
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Rolls of stranded wire

Stranded wire
stranded wire
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Rolls of stranded wire
50-60 amp breaker use 6 gauge /
6-2 wire
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6-2 wire
Southwire electric tools
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UF is underground
40-50 amp breaker use 8 gauge /
6-2 wire
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8-2 wire
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Copper ground wire
Use same size as other wire in circuit

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Ground wire
Green ground wire
Ground pigtails
Ground rods/ ground clamps at Amazon

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multimeter
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Electrical testers
how to wire 4-function switch'4-function' switches - With Hot-Neutral at switch

How to wire 4-function switch
Box requires neutral wire to power push-button timer.

Do not connect push button timer to heater.
Spring wound timer is rated enough wattage to control heater.

Double switch controls 2 different lights.
All ground wires connect together, and connect to any green wires or green ground screws.
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Resources:
Ventilating Fan- bathroom light combo manual
How to select wire size and breaker size
Compare countdown timers and electric rating
How to wire 4-function switch4- function switches - No Neutral at switch - power in ceiling box
How to wire 4-function switch

Lights-fan-heater located in ceiling box.
Power wire enters ceiling box, so neutral wire is not available inside wall box.

If switch box does NOT have neutral wire.
Connect bath-fan timer white and timer green wires to bare ground wire.

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How to wire timers
Countdown timers and manuals

Do not connect push button timer to heater

Spring wound timer is rated for enough wattage to control heater.

Double switch control 2 different lights
All ground wires connect together, and also connect to any green wires or green ground screws.
Nutone VS69WH
Nutone VS69WH
4-function Countdown Timer and double switch
Nutone VS69WH /  for bathroom fan, light and heater
1 HP 125V  /  2HP 250V
SPST/ Not 3-way timer
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Nutone VS68WH 15 minute timer w single pole switch at Amazon
Nutone VS67WH 60 minute timer with 2 single-pole switches at Amazon
Nutone VS66WH 60 minute timer w single pole switch at Amazon
Broan/Nutone switches at Amazon
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How to wire 4-function switch

Intermatic FD

Replacement knob
Springwound single-pole, double-pole, or 3-way countdown
Intermatic FD series/ replaces single-pole or double-pole switch
Models: 15 minute to 12 hours
1 HP 125V 2HP 250V
SPST SPDT & DPST models
Hold and no-hold models
Two DPDT timers can be used as 3-way timer
Inductive: 20 Amp 125 VAC 50/60 Hz;
10 Amp 250 VAC 50/60 Hz;
10 Amp 277 VAC 50/60 Hz
Tungsten: 7 Amp 125 VAC
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Resources
Sell sheet with models and wiring
Sell sheet with models and wiring for motor applications and 3-phase and Off delay
Wall heater
Sticks out 1" from wall
Fits into wall space between 2x4s
Rough-in opening 8" x 10-1/4"
Overall size 9" x 12"

Toe kick heater
3 1/2" tall
Fits space below vanity cabinet
Buy separate wall thermostat
Wall heater/ forced fan blows heated air/ 120-240 Volt Hardwired/ with thermostat
Use spring-wound timers (shown below) to control wall heaters/ set thermostat high, and control heater with 15-30 minute timer. Spring wound timers work with 120V or 240V
120-240 Volt units / complete kit with thermostat and wall can/ will turn ON if temperature drops low enough
Use spring-wound timer, or ordinary 20 amp wall switch
240 volt can be turned off by turning off one of the two hot wires
Clean elements and unit once per year for long-term durability
Installation: 3 feet clearance in front/ 12" clearance top & bottom, and 6" each side
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Cadet wall heaters
Cadet toe kick heater
Replacement parts
240V 58T2 CCT2W 17 amp double pole replacement thermostat + knob
120V 58T1 CCT1W 17 amp single pole replacement thermostat + knob
Thermal overload switch

Resource
Cadet toe kick heaterCadet wall heater specificiation sheet
Cadet wall heater installation
Cadet wall heater safety tips/ pdf  side
Match watt load with wire and breaker
How to Override wall heater with timer
Toe kick heater
Override cadet with timer Override 240 volt wall heater with timer or switch
Cadet heater uses 8.3 amps
Suggest using 20 amp breaker and 12 gauge wire
Use timer or switch that is rated for at least 15 amps.
Mechanical spring-wound timer or on-off switch is best recommendation

DO NOT BYPASS THERMOSTAT ON CADET
Cadet thermostat has overheat protection to prevent run-away heating

240 volt circuit can be turned on-off one one wire.
Illustration shows SPST FD series Intermatic spring-wound timer
Rated for 10 amps @ 250 volt and for spas and heaters and fans

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Intermatic FD timer at Amazon

Resources
Compare countdown timer

Multimeter

Test for breaks in wire/ Test for voltage
Most appliance require 80% rated voltage to function correctly
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Resource:
How to test and replace element
How to test thermocouple
Element tests for 120 volts
How to test wire
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 electrical repairs

Resource:
Basic house wiring

Non-contact voltage tester

Test for power without touching connectors
NEVER assume power is OFF
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Resource:
How to test electric power is off
wire connector assortment

Twist-on wire connector assortments

Do not reuse old connectors
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Connector assortment at Amazon
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How to select and install twist-on wire connectors
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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How to select and install connectors
Wire connector wrench
Wrench to apply wire connectors
Tighten connector

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How to twist wire
How to select and install twist-on wire connectors

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Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire

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How to install terminals
Treminals

Terminals

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Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire
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
remove cable staple
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linesman pliers
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Use solid copper wire
Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times
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Timer caught fire

How to wire contactors/ relays
Busman HKP-HH fuse holder
How to wire inline fuseholder
AH3 off delay timer
How to wire delay timers
How to wire twin timers
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Troubleshoot Gas valves with manuals
Icon gas valve

How to replace water heater element Waste King disposal
How to wire tankless electric


Install point of use water heater
Titan tankless

Contactors/ relays
Install and troubleshoot garbage disposal Waste King disposal
Programmable timers

Woods timers
surge protection
Anode rods anode rods
Recirculation system

Tankless recirculation
Point of use water heater
Type 1 and type 2 surge protection surge protection
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Electronics

Industrial supplies

Tools and home improvement

Home and garden

Hayward pool
Pentair pool

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Fluke electrical testing
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Campbell Hausfeld air powered
Tekton automotive

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Saws and saw blades
box timers Resource:
Compare box timers
DPDT timers
Intermatic
Control water heater w/ Z-wave
Intermatic control centers Resource:
Intermatic control centers: and parts
Digital control centers and parts
Tork control centers and parts
Subpanels
All control centers and parts
Enclosures
programmable timer Resource:
Programmable timers
Countdown timers
Off delay timers
On delay timers
Timer modules
Din rail
Twin & one-shot
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