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Wiring a New Electric Range to an Old Circuit

By Dave Rongey

Jerry in Colorado asks: Our kitchen range has died and we are purchasing a new electric range. Is our existing circuit wiring going to work?


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Generator Automatic Transfer Switch is Crackling Sizzling and Arcing

By Dave Rongey

Jack in Virginia asks: Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?


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Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor

By Dave Rongey

I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?


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Electric Dryer Circuit Troubleshooting Checklist

By Dave Rongey

I am on my third electric dryer. First one we replaced because we were told the board was bad. We purchased another and it did not work. Here is a Dryer Circuit Diagnostic Checklist.


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Why Does My Electric Motor Humm And Not Start?

By Dave Rongey

How to Diagnose an Electric Motor Problem: Common Problems with Electric Motors and Capacitor Start Motors, How to Check an Electric Motor, Diagnostic Checks You Can Make When an Electric Motor Will Not Start.


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Connecting A Generator To A Home

By Dave Rongey

Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? How to Connect a Generator to a Home.


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Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switch

By Dave Rongey

Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring? How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Electrical Wiring for Switches.


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How to Wire a Dryer Outlet

By Dave Rongey

I had a problem with my dryer outlet so I rewired it and now the dryer does not work, how can I fix my dryer? Electric Dryer Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Problems with Dryer Outlet Wiring, Dryer Circuit Wiring.


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230 Volt Air Conditioner Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Is there any kind of adapter that will allow me to plug my new 230-volt 15 amp AC into my existing 220-volt 20 volt plug. How to Wire a 220 Volt Air Conditioner.


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How to Install and Wire a Baseboard Heater

By Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.


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Kitchen Exhaust Fan Wiring

By Dave Rongey

How are the wires connected for a kitchen exhaust fan? Wiring a kitchen exhaust fan that is installed above the kitchen range or cook top stove.


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Electric Furnace Trips Breaker

By Dave Rongey

Why does my electric furnace trip the circuit breaker when it is turned on? This electrical wiring problem is about a Tripping Breaker for a 220 Volt Electric Heater.


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Estimating The Cost To Install A Home Generator

By Dave Rongey

How do we locate a Qualified Electrician to install a Generator for our Home? Estimate the Cost to Install a Home Generator, Factors that will Effect the Cost of a Home Generator Installation, Local Code Standards and Ordinances.


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50 HZ and 60 HZ Frequency Power for Home Appliances

By Dave Rongey

50 HZ And 60 HZ Frequency Guidelines: I would not advise plugging a 50 HZ microwave into a 60 HZ outlet because of the electronic circuitry, however as long as the coffee pot has a heating element only and no electronic components, then it should be fine.


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Replacing a Blower Motor for an HVAC System

By Dave Rongey

How can I Adjust The Speed on an HVAC Blower Motor? Speed variations and wiring configurations of a Blower Motor.


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How should I provide GFCI Protection for a Welder

By Dave Rongey

How should I provide GFCI Protection for a Welder Circuit? GFCI Circuit Protection for a Welder Circuit.


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