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Microwave Oven Power Source


The Electrical Circuit Power for a Microwave Oven – When the power is on all the time, these circuit components will maintain a constant temperature and the state of the components will be constant.



Short Circuit Current Rating and Fault Level Current


The Correct Method to be used When Testing an Electrical Installation for Earth Loop Impedance: Accurately Measuring the Value of Zs at a Remote End of a Circuit.



Wiring a Ceiling Fan with Four Wires


How to Wire a Ceiling Fan Switch and Outlet: To wire an outlet from the power which is supplied to a ceiling fan the incoming power source to the switch box must be identified and verified that there is a neutral available as well as the hot and the ground.



Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?


How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.



How to Install 3-Way RF and Smart Devices for Switching


How are Master and Slave switches wired to Control Light Fixtures? Wiring RF Smart Switches and 3-Way Switches, Installing Three Way Switches and Smart Switches for Light Fixtures.



I accidentally cut into a wire is there anything I can do?


I cut into an electrical wire in the wall. How can I fix it? How to Splice or Repair an Electrical Wire or Cable, Avoid a potential fire hazard and future problems with damaged electrical wires or cables.



How to Solve Window Air Conditioner Electrical Problems


Window Air Conditioners and Electrical Circuit Problems



Understanding the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring


How to Configure the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring: A ground wire is not intended to be a current carrying conductor. To use a ground wire for anything other than a ground would be very dangerous and is not recommended.



Why Outlets and Lights Lost Power


How Can I find out why my lights and outlets do not work? How to Troubleshoot Why Outlets and Lights Have Lost Power.



Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection


I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.



Troubleshooting a Bathroom Outlet Problem


Mike in Vancouver, Washington asks: I had an outlet go bad in a bathroom and there were popping and crackling sounds, what would cause this? How to Correct an Outlet Voltage Problem, Troubleshooting Outlet Wiring Connections, Neutral Wires and GFCI Outlet Circuits.



Junction Box Splice for a 220 Volt Electric Range Cable


How do I Splice a 220 Volt Cable in an Electrical Junction Box? Splice Electrical Wires, What to do with the Ground Wire.



How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Lighting Problem


How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Lighting Problem with a new lamp: The Most Common Problems with a CFL Dusk to Dawn Fluorescent Light and How to Fix Them.



Wiring a 4-Wire Range Cord to a 3-Wire Outlet Video


Can I install a 3 wire cord on a new stove and strap the neutral and ground on the stove terminals? Ground and Neutral Wiring for a 220 Volt Range.



How to wire a range for 3-wire and 4-wire cords


I wired my 3 wire 40amp electric range and the electric burners turn on, but the control panel does not work. Wire and 4-Wire Cord Connections for an Electric Range or Freestanding Stove, Connecting the Ground Wire, and Installing a New Circuit for an Electric Range.



How to Install a Sub Panel for an Attached Garage Video


Planning and Installing a Garage Sub Panel: I want to add a panel to my attached garage, what size circuit breaker do I need?



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