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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

Charles in Pittsburg, Missouri asks: How can I 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

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


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Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switch

By Dave Rongey

Jayme in Ontario Canada asks: 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

Michael in North Hampton New Hampshire asks: 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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