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Wiring a Pool Timer

I’m having trouble with a chlorine generator wired to a pool timer. Wiring a 220 Volt Pool Control Timer.


Pool Timer Electrical Wiring
Electrical Question: I’m having trouble with a chlorine generator wired to a pool timer.

Thanks, Will

Additional Comments: Thanks for you site!
This Electrical Question came from Will, a Homeowner from Cairo, Georgia.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Will.

220 Volt Pool Timer

Application: Wiring a Pool Timer.
Skill Level: Advanced – Pool Equipment Electrical Wiring and Components should be installed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the pool circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the pool timer wiring.
Notice: Installing additional pool equipment wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and must be inspected.

Wiring a 220 Volt Pool Control Timer

Important: Due to the dangers involved with electrical pool equipment and the required Grounding and GFCI Protection a qualified electrician should be consulted who will ensure that the pool timer is installed correctly and according to applicable electrical codes.

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