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no power to electric shower

Post by merman » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:45 pm

hi there. the red light on the pullcord switch in the ceiling stopped coming on as well as the red power switch on the electric shower. after some googling i thought it was probably the switch mechanism in the pullcord switch. I've replaced the switch but still the red indicator light isn't coming on on either the pullcord switch or the shower unit?

appart from getting an electrician in are there any other suggestions?

thanks in advance :)
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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by yartin » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:53 pm

Fuse?
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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by merman » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:21 pm

Thanks yartin on the consumer unit all is fine [nothing's tripped]. there's power going to the pull switch but the neon light isn't showing. would the shower unit itself have a fuse?
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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by wine~o » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:47 pm

Have you wired the switch correctly ? they are normally labelled "supply" and "load" (or similar) supply is the cable from the consumer unit and load is the cable to the shower.

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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by OnlyMe » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:12 pm

Loose connection in the CU?
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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by arco_iris » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:15 pm

OnlyMe wrote:Loose connection in the CU?
OP says "there's power to the switch". Sorry, OM.
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Re: no power to electric shower

Post by someone-else » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:35 pm

merman wrote: there's power going to the pull switch but the neon light isn't showing. would the shower unit itself have a fuse?
How do you know there is power at the switch?
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