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  1. #1
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    Looks like your overload relay caused a small fire

    This is a Humiditrol for a Pool area at a sports club. The blower motor shorted, and caused the overload relay to burn up. Which in turn caused a "small" fire in the electrical compartment. This was a fun one. I'm one and a half days in on the rebuild so far. I will post pictures when I'm complete with it. Just wanted to share the destruction pictures primarily.Name:  1.JPG
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    Dang! Looking much better ... Nice clean up

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2

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    Good job

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    That's a impressive repair
    " dirty filter??!!! Buts its only 2 years old"

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    Nice job... Beautiful work

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    That's obviously some kind of retrofit and not a very good one at that. I would have been embarrassed to leave such sloppy wiring in any unit. I think you did them a favor. Somebody or something let the smoke out. You put it back in, awesome job bro!
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    Beautiful repair, man. That's a quite a bit of wiring you've done, nice and neat too. Good work.

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    I did a burnup rewire on a makeup air unit on a massive Bingo building roof in -20F with 30mph wind. Much less wiring damage but I'd do mine over again to avoid what you had!

    Nice job!

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    Great work. I honestly would not know where to begin with that. I honestly do know that I would not want to get that bill though.

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    OMG! I'm going to have nightmares tonight that I was your helper and you just went away...

    Looks great. Wait! Where are you going!!!???

  11. #11
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    Small fire? Yikes! Nice work on the rebuild!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hipsterdaddyo View Post
    This is a Humiditrol for a Pool area at a sports club. The blower motor shorted, and caused the overload relay to burn up. Which in turn caused a "small" fire in the electrical compartment. This was a fun one. I'm one and a half days in on the rebuild so far. I will post pictures when I'm complete with it. Just wanted to share the destruction pictures primarily.Name:  1.JPG
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    looks dam good to me! i had a similiar situation but not as bad like a year ago but i rewired with all black mine was blaaah. but after seeing yours im curious was it under warranty? and if so do they give you the wiring also i noticed there were alot of pink wires or did you pick up a roll somewhere if i remember right lennox likes to use the pink coloring?

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    Thanks everyone!

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