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    ..... instead of a couple of plumbers it's a couple of AC guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by COOLJIM View Post
    No triac output, just a relay contact , your read is correct , but the 120 v disappears on 1 of the legs when load applied and load does not energize. remove load 120v returns.
    Sounds to me like it's a bad relay contact which can still handle a small load (your meter), but the connection fizzles when higher amp draw (your load) is demanded through it.
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    The load pulls down the voltage read through a snubber or a high resistance in the circuit.
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