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Need help understanding my S-Plan Wiring

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by liddc, 14 Jan 2019.

  1. ianmcd

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    well it was wired up wrong then
     
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    Industry standard being orange is used as switched live and NOT grey core.
    Always have in mind the next guy working on the controls.
     
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    Indeed. I have already pointed that out.
     
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    Then you should have used the correct methods when posting any diagrams.
     
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    The diagrams with the wires transposed were provided by the OP & not me. But actually the drawing is correct because its purpose is to show the installation as it is now.

    All I did add was add the permanent live wire to show what was missing and explained that the grey and orange wires were transposed.
     
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    The OP (or any other DIYer) will take the above advise and think it acceptable to use the industry standard orange SWITCHED live and use it as a permanent live with grey being used as a switched live.
    I’ve seen the grey terminate with motor brown many times (causing MV motor to latch) but I’ve never come across the grey/orange as you suggested previously (transposed), if I did then I’d be looking to strip the whole lot out and start again as I’d be concerned as to what else had been done.
     
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    I have seen systems wired with the orange and grey the wrong way round, wrong I know but at the end of the day it is a switch nothing else
     
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    I take it you didn't read my post then. Or look at my sketch before you drew over it.
     
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    Ah yes! Sorry about that. My mistake. I was reading the post on a tablet and I missed the explanation at the bottom :oops: I'm still not very good with a tablet (don't think they will ever catch on :)) when I read "if it's any help" at the top, I thought you were offering it as a fix for the OP.
     
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    I think we've all been there
     
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