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Contactor Violations #109908
01/01/06 02:48 PM
01/01/06 02:48 PM
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Pic #1 - Lighting contactors mounted on a wood backer.

Pic #2 - A 2P contactor installed in an old time clock box that operates a hot water heater via 24V coil via EMS. They tell me they have no hot water, wonder why?

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Re: Contactor Violations #109909
01/02/06 09:25 PM
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What's up with the red wire attaching to the top left of the 2P contactor in pic 2? It looks badly scorched. Time clock can looks sorta sooty too.

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Re: Contactor Violations #109910
01/03/06 07:21 AM
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The original call was for "no hot water." The red wire is actually severed. It actually took us 30+ minutes to locate this closet and the contactor. It is +-100ft from the hot water heater.


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