wiring help

  1. K

    How to finish this wiring project.

    Hi my sparky has gone AWOL with just this to finish. The two black plugs are two rows of garden lights that are already installed. I would presume the top hole is for a switch to turn on and off and the bottom a fused spur maybe to get power but how does it all wire up. Because the job is small...
  2. M

    Any best practices on installing/wiring configuration of multiple LED panels?

    Anyone could recommend "best practices" for wiring methodology of 64 LEDs (each req. [email protected])? Including resistors, drivers, parallel/series, etc... Part of the question is if these should be configured in an 8 x 8 configuration where each one bundle is a 4 x 4 series/parallel setup? Drivers...
  3. J

    Contactor wiring help

    Hello, I’m need some advice on how a contactor is wired please and where the neutral go. I’m told it is connected to eco 7 and controls 3 heaters in a domestic flat. It stopped working after an electrician did something on a different circuit in the consumer unit. The contactor is an Eaton...
  4. Bbanks

    Mca and mop for hvac

    Ok, can somebody please explain, with exact code reference and steps/reasons why this works. MCA 37amps. MoP 60 amps. Why can I land #8 on a 60amp breaker? I know theres exceptions in Article 440. Is it in 440.4(b)? I understand why it would make sense. Larger breaker for inrush. The MCA...
  5. B

    Gravity fed programmer wiring advice

    A question if I may before I dive in. I have an old gravity fed CH system which thanks to members here in the past - works very well. It has a Danfoss Randal 3060 programmer that has died. I have the original installation docs for the programmer - and it shows 7 terminals plus the earth. In the...
  6. acursi15

    Wiring help for multiple lights and one power source.

    I've been having issues with my dining room lights flickering and light switches working intermittently. After taking off the switch covers, I didn't need to be an electrician to see stuff was wrong. There were exposed wires, red wires attached to black wires, black to white, and so on. I've...
  7. D

    Wiring socket to switch

    Hi everyone, I’m new here and I’m in the middle of doing some wiring and I’m a little hesitant. Can someone confirm if this is correct please?? I’m putting in a new socket where there was one already. I’m also adding a switch which wasn’t here but when I bought this flat there were some cables...
  8. B

    Can anyone spot what’s wrong?

  9. A

    Car electrical lights shut off

    Hi, I have a 2009 corolla sedan conquest 1.8 4cyl manual. My lights have started turning off whilst driving especially high beam but not my fog lights. My reverse lights have also started to not work as well. My radio aux has also completely stopped working and my radio stations are being re...
  10. T

    New ceiling lights wiring help.

    Hi, I'm after a bit of help if you can. I have 2 ceiling lights to replace and was wondering if someone could tell me where I should be attaching the different coloured wires in the new light. The 2 old lights I'm replacing have slightly different wire setups. The first pic is the first old...
  11. Swiffycat

    Installing Ring floodlight but no ground wire

    I am trying to install a ring floodlight camera wire plus but there are only two wires coming out of the outside of house - and the new fixture has three (the green one for the ground wire). Is it okay to just cap this ground wire? Obviously want to to do everything safely and up to code...
  12. flyguy611

    Light fixture box - 2 black, 1 white, 1 red

    Im a cautious DIY'er - respectfully, please don't just tell me to hire an electrician, thank you. Having trouble connecting a new light fixture to a ceiling fixture box in the dining room. I had it working at one point but it stoped working, I assumed it was just a loose connection but haven’t...
  13. C

    Chandelier wiring, 5 bulbs with blue and brown wiring HELP.

    Hello everyone, I need your help with rewiring this chandelier. It has 5 bulb insures as seen from first pic and it’s wires blue and brown wires on the rear. Any ideas how to rewire them all together so I can have it installed as my ceiling light. I’d really appreciate the help, don’t want to...
  14. G

    Honeywell AT175F Wiring Help

    Hi, I'm replacing an old AT88A with the AT175F for my hydronic heating, which is connected to my 2-wire mercury t-stats and Honeywell V8043F zone valve motors (yellow leads). Wiring diagrams always show the "hot" red wire from the transformer going first to the t-stat, then white wire from...
  15. D

    4-Way Switch Anomalies

    Hi there. It's my first time both on this forum. I am a first-time homeowner doing some DIY projects but have run into a problem. I replaced the light switches on the first floor with push-button switches from Prange Electric (Prange & Company Electric - http://www.prangeelectric.com). All of...
  16. S

    Line wiring help with no power ?

  17. A

    Perilex wall plug and multi switch configuration issues

    I am having a serious issue with my mechanical ventilation system. I have replaced the old one and bought a new one from the same brand and with the connection (dammm Perilex!). I thought that the device will work right away but not... thats where the problem started. I have tried almost all...
  18. O

    Oven wiring help please keeps tripping

    Hi all please could someone help, my ovens keep tripping the rcd see images for details basically from the cu I have 63 amp rcd with a 32 amp mcb type b from that run in 6mm t&e to an isolation switch 50 amp then more 6mm cable to a dual cooker outlet then 2x flex runs to 2x single ovens 2100w...
  19. A

    Radial wiring help

    Hi I’m currently wiring my upstairs sockets on a 2.5 T&E protected by a 20A mcb do you think I will get nuisance trip due to the small size mcb or would you recommend making it a ring and using a 32A mcb. I don’t like rings so tried to stay away just I had some spare 2.5 but probably should have...
  20. P

    Replacing porch light

    New home owner here diy. I went to replace the porch light and didn’t take note to how the wiring was attatched before removal so know when going to install new fixture I’m left with 2 sets of romex(black, white, and bare) but there’s also an additional black wire by itself that I’m not sure...
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