Electrical Wiring and Repairs – Ask the Electrician

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Boy Gets a Big Surprise From a Tesla Roadster

January 28, 2015 by Dave Rongey

I recently took a test drive in a Tesla Roadster and had the most Amazing Experience: The acceleration is so fast because there is no torque loss, so your power is right there, right now. This car goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds, I experienced this first hand and talk about FUN!

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How to Connect and Run a Generator

January 28, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Generator Questions by Rhonda in Rhode Island: I have a generator that came with the house that I bought, How do I connect and run the generator?

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Space Heaters, Air Conditioners and Electrical Outlets

January 4, 2015 by Dave Rongey

The Problem of Sharing Outlet Circuits with Space Heaters: Can I plug a heater into an existing outlet? Space Heater Electrical Circuits.

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How Do I Troubleshoot My Clothes Dryer Circuit?

December 29, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Check a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit: Why a Clothes Dryer Stopped Working and What to Check.

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Baseboard Heater Electric Circuit

December 21, 2014 by Dave Rongey

What Size Circuit Does a Baseboard Heater Need to Have: Electrical Circuit Requirements for a Baseboard Heater.

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Troubleshooting a Door Bell Chime

October 8, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Fix a Door Bell Problem: The Most Common Problems with Doorbells and How to Fix Them.

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Wiring a Thermostat Controlled Heat Unit

October 3, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Install a Thermostat Controlled Heating Unit: How can I wire a thermostat to maintain a constant temperature?

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How to Wire a Generator Cord

December 7, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Cord for a Generator: Connecting a 3-Wire and 4-Wire Cord to a Generator, Generator Cord and Connector Amperage Ratings.

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Bath Exhaust Fan Wire Connections

January 28, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Connect the Wires for a Bath Exhaust Fan: I am installing an exhaust fan in my bathroom. One black and white wire is coming from panel and other one coming from on and off switch.

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Why An Electric Furnace May Cause Flickering Lights

September 12, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Heating Furnace and Electrical Problems: My lights in the house flicker when the electric furnace comes on.

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Testing a Ceiling Mounted Electric Heater

September 9, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How To Test a Heater and Electrical Wiring: Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem, My surface mount ceiling heater stopped working, I’ve checked the house wiring and it shows 13 volts.

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How to Troubleshoot and Repair an Electric Stove Power Problem

September 5, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Troubleshooting an Electric Stove Power Problem: The Most Common Problems with an Electric Stove Circuit, My electric stove stopped showing power on the control panel.

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