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  1. V

    Need help identifying this starter motor

    Numbers on the body read: 270300, probably a 12v but could be 6. any information would be appreciated.
  2. V

    Need help identifying this CAV Dynamo, any help would be appreciated.

    We have a CAV dynamo 24V, Type: G8A24-6, Serial No. UB133, Dispatch number 1131060, clockwise rotation, normal speed. we have had a look on the net cant find anything for it. any help would be appreciated! thank you in advance.
  3. N

    Need help with donestic outdoor light switch wiring

    Hello, I am new to this forum- is my first time posting so I'd like say hi to everyone. Im stuck with extending an outdoor socket, so I need help please. I currently have working duo ( socket and switch) outside my home. I want to extend it to a ne2 oitdoor socket few metres away I ha e...
  4. H

    Need help with diagnosing this problem

    Ok so i have no idea if this is a forum that helps with common electrical appliances so if it isn't please accept my apologies! Well my girlfriend has this paper shredder and I am at a lost. The switch has an off and a reverse and a foward position now when I switch to the reverse or foward the...
  5. I

    I could be wrong posting here but i need help

    Dear All, Newbie here, not sure if this forum is for those who specifically electricians only or if general people can join for help and advice, so im taking a shot here, if this is the wrong website then please let me know and ill just copy and paste it there or wherever is appropriate I...
  6. HVManiac

    Need help with identifying the type of connector on vintage Sears kettle

    Hello everyone, Guys I've an old Sears kettle that I still use. But recently I noticed that the power cord connector to the kettle is wiggly, but still works. Since, it looks like a removable connector I tried to pull it slightly but it doesn't seem to be removable. Anyone here has any idea...
  7. A

    Help! Am2 coming up and need help with the s plan

    Hi everyone, my am2 is fast approaching and i need help with understanding how s plan wiring works. I understand the different parts in the system and how its wired but i cant seem to figure out how the solar sustainable element fits into the system. Also can anyone let me know anything else i...
  8. V

    Need help identifying this starter motor

    Not sure what this fits, its an old thing possibly 1930s??. its a lucas and the number on the body is 270300, it has 10 teeth on the pinion. its a 12v. would appreciate any help given.
  9. J

    AM2 question, need help

    Right, so I'm in the middle of my AM2 and I need to wire FP200 from the DB to a carbon monoxide alarm via multi compartment dado trunking, I've looked in the spec and it doesn't say anything about whether the FP needs to be separated from the T&E powering lights & sockets, can anyone give me an...
  10. S

    Need help/advice, insure of what the problem is and think I’m being ripped off

    hi all, Today I had an electrician come around a rental property of mine and swap the faces of a few double sockets and light switches, he done this and everything was fine the sockets worked and light switches worked fine, as he was finishing up he was changing the lightbulb as he unscrewed...
  11. D

    new to this i need help asap

    Hi everyone i am David i need some help please ASAP i have replace a socket put everything keeps tripping has anyone got any ideas please
  12. M

    Domestic Need help with installing a DIY solar system

    Hi, I am planning to move to Hungary later this year & am looking into installing a 12v solar system for powering 12v lights in the outbuildings. I am a complete novice to solar power & have done lots of research but still a bit confused with some things. What I have planned is having a 100w...
  13. J

    bathroom halogen downlights - new to me need help

    The bathroom in my bungalow is fitted with ceiling down lights but my knowledge of these is far from good. There are three lamps in the ceiling but one lamp doesn’t last long and I don’t know why. Has each light got its own transformer or does one transformer provide all three? The lamp I have...
  14. A

    302 principles of electrical science written exam

    Need help with 302 principle of electrical science written exam 2hours
  15. JayKay70

    Need help wiring a Extractor Fan

    Hi all, Looking for some help wiring a extractor fan. At present i have a fan that is running of a 3 amp Isolator+Transformer and then going straight to the light fitting, i am looking to replace this fan with a more modern type one as the one i have right now is a eyesore and don't fancy...
  16. A

    i need help in electrical design L3 assimgnment

    I’ve recently started my level 3 course and I’m doing electrical system designs the one with the hotel extension and pool and café block but I stuck on all of question some guidance would be appreciated thanks
  17. M

    Need help wiring a Heatmiser RF Switch for heating and hot water control.

    Hi All, Im not an electrician, but i like to do things myself if possible, so i'm here to ask for some help in wiring a new RF switch for controlling my central heating. I already have a heatmiser system that controls my underfloor heating downstairs, but my upstairs rads and hot water are not...
  18. S

    Need help from a genius

    Hey thanks for checking this out, I'm not a spark but I am pretty competent in anything if someone shows me or tells me how to do it. I wasn't to hard wire 4x triangular kitchen under cabinet lights into somewhere and not sure where, My cooker hood, fridge, hob and dishwasher all have switches...
  19. Vayerr

    Domestic Need Help with Light Switch Change

    Hello, I need some help changing a straight forward light switch in a UK new build house. I have no experience or knowledge of electrics what so ever. I know there's live, neutral and earth/ground and that's it. With that said, please explain anything in most basic baby English so I can...
  20. K

    Need help finding work

    So I have city and guilds l3 in electrical installation as well as 17th edition and initial verification test and inspection all of which I achieved at college. However since I didn’t go down the apprenticeship path I’ve not had a lot of experience on the job apart from a few days helping out on...
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