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How to Make an Electrical Cable Splice


How to Splice Electrical Cables: Where the cables enter into the junction box will depend on the cable orientation, however I have found that it is best to enter at the same side in order to line up the conductors evenly for the splice.



How to Make the Right Ceiling Fan Wiring Connections


I replaced my ceiling fan and the switch and now it does not work, how do I check the wire connections? Ceiling Fan Box Wiring, Wiring the Switch Box, Wiring a Ceiling Fan that is Replacing a Light Fixture.



How to Wire a Dryer Outlet


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.



How to Wire More than One Light Switch


Wiring Light Switches Electrical Question: The house is pre 1965 and I have a hot that comes in to a 4 gang box and feeds a light in a dining room. So a black and white in and black and white out to the light. Wiring for Light Switches Owen asks: The house is pre […]



Why Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping Off


Why does my circuit breaker keep tripping? The Most Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit Breaker.



How I Install Circuit Breakers in Electrical Service Panels


How to Install Circuit Breakers: Organizing the Circuit Cables and Wiring, Making up the Grounds and Neutral Wires, Installing the circuit breakers.



Wiring for a Electric Panel in a Pump House and a Home


Can we run power from the electric utility pole to a large pump house main panel and then to a panel at the main house?



Identifying the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference


How to Identify the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference with your Telephone, Stereo and Computer System: Location of the Microwave Oven and Electronic Devices.



Causes Of Electrical Shock in Homes


A friend is getting shocked when he touches a light switch and when he touches the water taps, how can this be fixed? Incorrect Electrical Wiring Can Produce Electric Shocks.



Wiring a Switch Outlet Combination


How to Wire a Combo Switch Outlet: These switch outlets are pretty handy and once the wiring designations are understood the wiring can be a snap.



Electrical Question from an Electrical Engineering Student about his Career


I am the second year student in electrical engineering in Jimma University in Ethiopia. My question is how can I will be successful in this field?



Electrical Question about Telephone Wiring


How to Wire a Telephone Jack and Identify the Phone Line Wire Colors



Electrical Question about Reducing the Value of Ze


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.



Electrical Question from Curt about Ceiling Fan Switch Wiring


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.



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.



Electrical Question about Outdoor Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures


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.



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