To the issue: The house electrical wires are a ground bare , a white and a black. I just had my pool resurfaced and shortly afterwards the timer quit working. Or blow out timer with air. Notice that small white wires are also connected to terminals 1 and 3. Terminal 1 All neutral or white wires connect to terminal 1, so there are two white wires on terminal 1.
If this doesn't correct the problem, you may need to replace the timer mechanism. Tip out mechanism using thumb spring located top inside box and check clock motor number. Your email address will not be published. Set your timer clock and your done. So it will not be using energy during the night or while you are at work.
And with 240 I turn off the system breaker to make sure there is no power available anywhere to fry me. And it has an intermatic timer for the pool pump and filter. I understand that the white is considered the same as a red for the purpose use in a water heater. Add a comment with photo posted on Flickr. Installing an Intermatic T104 timer is a great way to dramatically reduce run time and energy costs. If so, how did you wire it? It would be more like 6 gauge. If you like the images on our website, please do not hesitate to visit again and get inspiration from all Wire of our images collection.
Note, timers vary with supply voltage. Fixya is always less expensive than a service call. If you are using 115V supply voltage, you will need a T101 timer. The elements you are using are very heavy and your relays will have to be able to handle around 120 amps at 110 volts or about 60 amps at 220 volts. Just below the time dial, you'll find the manual switch lever.
Jun 18, 2011 1 Yes, the noise is from clock motor turning the gears. Please rate this reply - good luck! Figure how much you will need. Instead connect transformer wire to solid copper wire using wire nut. Your email address will not be published. See image of typical wires plus ratings: See example image showing 2 hots and neutral and ground coming from breaker box: The 2 hot wires come from a 240Volt circuit breaker. Terminal 4 Black wire going to 120V Load connects to terminal 4.
In fact it'll cost you more, and here's why. If manual override does not click back-and-forth, then timer is probably bad. Intermatic Pool Timer Wiring Diagram How To Wire And Connect A Pump At. Feb 22, 2011 If this is new installation, you have Load wires and Breaker wires reversed. The pump may have overheat cycle that trips off and then comes back on to protect pump without requiring owner to press reset button each time. Open following links for instruction how to avoid sparking, and avoid fires inside timer: Open following link to see how to apply wire nut: Answered on Oct 09, 2011 Probably some dirt fell on the gears inside timer. Check that the white timer motor lines are also connected to terminals 1 and 3.
This keeps the hot water heater from working during those times and wasting energy gas or electric. How to wire timer: Connect 240Volt hot wires to terminals 1 and 3 on timer. Intermatic Wh40 Wiring Diagram Library With Pool Timer. Do not put both stranded wire and copper wire under same screw terminal. Then each switched live will go to a thermostat and the switched neutral will go the other terminal of the heater element.
Open following link for photos, illustrations and resources. Move this manual switch lever to your choice of on or off position. Check that you have the correct timer for your voltage. See Steps 26-29 of this guide for instructions on putting the trippers on or taking them off. How can that be when at 60 amps that wire would not suffice? Hot connects to terminal 2 and to terminal 3.
Bare ground wire connects to green ground screw. Also, make sure the tripper is on tight so it flips the switch on. If that label is gone, take the timer mechanism out and look at the back of the timer motor. How to wire transformer: Connect 120Volt transformer two different ways. When not connected to anything the timer is not working?? Hot wires from breaker connect to terminals 1 and 3.
An 115V pump will use twice the amperage as a 230V pump. The first thing I always do is turn the power off at the house breaker panel. Clock terminals and timer terminals are connected, so there is no way this timer can control 110V circuit. Put jumper wire from terminal 2 to terminal 3. A live is connected to the two switched 'in' terminals and two wires must then be run to each of the coils on each of the two relays.