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I've created this forum category titled American Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from America and wish to seek electrical...
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We have the access only area, The Bar and Grill, for American users only. https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/bar/ It's located within the...
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IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live...
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@Megawatt is the first to get it. Thanks again for being a member here. :) Click on his name at the start of his post to see the tags.
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Backstory: Installing a new ceiling fan in a 45 y.o. house, rewiring to an existing switch. The leg was for a switched outlet, which was wired in...
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I am pretty sure I know the answer to these questions, but because this isn’t my own panel, I wanted to double-check. I am installing a single...
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So I am trying to help a family that was given a 240v electric dryer. They live in an apartment complex and unfortunately cannot modify the walls...
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Hey All! Living here is Sunny SW Florida and loving it. Getting ready to do some kitchen remodeling, which will have us upgrading our electrical...
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I have a question on wiring to make sure I am doing it correctly. I plan on adding a new GFCI/AFCI 20 amp circuit breaker to my box and run the...
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Looking for some assistance here as I have received different bids from different electricians. We live in Florida and have a Generator for...
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I am installing a carrier infinity gas furnace and I don't know what size wire and breaker I need for it. Could anybody help me please?
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Hello I have an existing run of rigid metal conduit outside of my house that feeds several outdoor receptacles. There is no separate ground wire...
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Current Oven bulb is Halogen G9 base 12.0V 2.5W, 5W Max per manual; Exact replacement not available. Best match is 120V 25W bulbs. Is it advisable...
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Moved into remote residential site in USA , devestated 3 years ago by tornado that took house, family and all buildings, poles etc. except well...
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I just bought a piece of property and am bringing a 400 amp service, to a service rack in between two RV pads. What I am wondering is the best...
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I am replacing out-of-production CSL LED recessed ceiling lights with Elco EL39727. The CSL light assemblies will be removed leaving the empty NC...
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I have a new combo meter box and 200A main shut off installed outside professionally. It has 4/0 service line coming into it and I have...
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1990s home. 100 amp main feed. Nevada. 15 years mechanical experience on cars + motorcycles. Previous electric exp: I ran the other 50 amp 4-wire...
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I am currently working on a 400 square ft. ADU for a client. He originally designed it for to use propane for hot water and cooking. He ran 1...
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Best Buy just delivered my new Samsung dryer and brought a power cord with a NEMA 10-30P plug. My dryer receptacle is NEMA 10-50R. They claim I...
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I have two main panels each 150amp breaker. House was built in 83 and lived here for 6 years no issues. About 6 months ago we had a power surge...
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I'm going to run a 6/3 cable from my panel into my garage for an evse. My panel is in a utility room next to the garage. I need to cross the...
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Looking for a little help please... running power to workshop. My home has a 200amp service. Neutral and ground are bonded at meter on outside of...
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I live in Florida. I'm a Disabled Vet and I was given a Whirlpool Dryer Model: WED4850BW0 | Serial: M34317283 by a Non-Profit Veterans...
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I'm setting up a pv system with a Trace Xantrex SW5548 inverter power wall. I'm going over the peripheral units (DC disconnect, AC disconnect and...
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New to the forum. Hopefully somebody can give me some advice on finding a very specific meter box for my house. A few weeks ago our house was...
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In a large insulated garage on a farm I wish to wire two 7.5kw electic heaters...
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I have a 4 wire 100 amp service run through 1-1/4" pvc underground to my pool shed. I need to take those wires and some form of conduit through a...
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New here, thanks in advance for any help! My question is- I am building a new house/shop, my main 200 service and panel is on the pole and I...
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Hi folks. I'm asking so that I can do some planning, and then hire a local electrician to do the work. WHAT: This is my first question, ever...
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I need to free up space for a 50 amp breaker by combining 2 20 amp into a single tandom breaker. I can not find any information on this model...
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Hi all, I live in a townhome in Northern Virginia built in the mid 80's. I currently have a 30A double pole breaker feeding 220v to my laundry...
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hello. looking for advice on working on a 3 ph, 3 wire 480 delta that i believe fits the definition of a corner grounded delta. the title of the...
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My wife wants me to add an outlet in a large closet. It would be easy to feed the outlet from a bathroom outlet that is on the other side of the...
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I have a Ge 125 amp 12/24 load center being installed in my pool shed roughly 80 ft away from the main electrical panel on the house. The plan is...
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Am I missing something? I ve been fighting this battle for years. A customer keeps telling me I have to measure resistance to ground in the...
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Hi all, I'm a newb, hope I'm in the right spot. I've done a good deal of basic wiring over the years (lots of home renovations and such) and am...
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I need to install a charger for an electric car, which needs 60 amp breaker. My main panel has a 200amp breaker and services 2 sub panels, both...
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Hi, I got an old electrical box (used for pool equipments). The GFCI switch in it broke. It's made by Leviton but no longer in production. Can...
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Hey there, not totally new to electrical stuff but always stayed away from anything of a higher shock rating! :) So in a nutshell, a mid 90's...
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Hey guys. I appreciate any guidance you can offer. I'm selling my house and it got inspected today, and I have 2 questions if you can help me...
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Hi all, I'm hoping there is something I can do to make this work without having to run 14/3 from switch to switch. I've attached my simple sketch...
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I have the transformer feeding my temporary service. 6-4 SO cord, 50 amp panel. Can someone please provide me with the code reference that stats...
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I recently purchased a steam sterilizer with a PID controller and I'm trying to figure out how to power it safely. The sterilizer requires 240v...
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