Miswired 120v Electrical Noise Filters causes Breaker to Trip

Miswired 120v Electrical Noise Filters causes Breaker to Trip

Preface: This article covers the scenario where there are miswired Electrical Noise Filters that cause the Main Circuit Breaker to trip:

Proper Wiring:

Example of Improper Wiring:

Incorrect wiring on the left, correct wiring on the right. In this case,for the left side filter, the Ground yellow\green wire should be on the lead tab and not the brown wire.

How To Fix:

Power off the 2 machine switches and unplug the machine from wall power. Then swap the wiring to match the filters as shown in the Proper Wiring section.
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