20 Most Recent Paragon Amf 7008-00 Timer 7 Day 120 Volt Timing Motor Questions & Answers


You have a 7000 series timer. Use part number X4299 for a set (qty 6 on and off) of trippers.

Both the 7000 series timer and it's associated trippers are now obsolete but you can contact one of the following to see if they still have stock on these trippers.

Grainger 800-323-0620 http://www.grainger.com
Graybar 800-472-9227 http://www.graybar.com
Johnstone (503) 256-3663 http://www.johnstonesupply.com
Munroe Electric 800-777-0172
Atlanta Supply 800-972-5391 http://www.atlantasupply.com
Westside Wholesale 1-877-939-7979 http://www.westsidewholesale.com

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Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Jan 15, 2015


Copy following link to identify timer:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html#4000

Paragon 4000 series uses X2772 tripper
Paragon is no longer making timers except for defrost times.
There is a new line of timers coming from China that looks identical to Paragon 4000, and uses same tripper. As a result this timer design and trippers could be around for years to come.

Replacement timer is Intermatic T104R 240Volt indoor outdoor enclosure, with replacement parts widely available
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-T104-Intermatic-timer.html#T104

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Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Apr 03, 2013


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Do you have Paragon 7008 timer and need wiring instructions?
7008-00 is 120Volt timer rated for 40Amps.
Timer can control 2 separate circuits, each turns on at same time.
To set timer, rotate dial until current time lines up with red pointer.
Red pointer is stationary at 9:00 position.
Terminals are numbered.
Black Hot wire from breaker connects to terminal A.
White neutral connects to terminal B
Power from Terminals A can be jumped to terminals 1 and 3 using jumper wire.

Wiring diagram appears below
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Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Dec 09, 2011


1) If timer dial is not rotating, then the clock motor has gone bad.
New paragon clock motors are not sold anywhere I know about.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html#4000

2) If dial rotates on time, but trippers don't work, then buy new X2772 trippers.

3) Buy new 120Volt 4003-00 timer at Southside for $86:
http://www.southsidecontrol.com/acatalog/Products_Paragon_4003_0_24_Hour_Time_Clock_4003_00_3823.html

4) BuildingHVAC sells 4003-00 timer for $56.00
http://www.buildinghvac.com/acatalog/Products_Paragon_4003_0_24_Hour_Time_Clock_4003_00_3709.html

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Aug 04, 2011


Paragon no longer makes timers or parts, except defrost timers.
Typically, defrost timers are not used for pools.
Open following link to possibly identify timer and tripper part number.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html

If you want a new timer for pools, Intermatic makes the T101 120Volt and T104 240Volt:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-T104-Intermatic-timer.html

If you want T100 series timer with fireman's switch that turns off heater 10 minutes before turning off pump:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-timers-and-manuals.html#pool

If you have energy-saving 2-speed pool pump, and thermostat and pool light, then buy P1353 digital timer with enclosure. Enclosure and timer sold together as P1353ME.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Intermatic-trippers-and-parts.html#P1353
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/PE100-series-with-P1353-timer.pdf
P1353 is not easy to wire or program for novice, so you can add a comment or repost question on fixya and I will catch it.

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Jul 21, 2011


1) You posted under paragon 7008-00 timer.
It is not necessary to know voltage of motor to order tripper

2) Model number of timer is usually located on inside door panel

3) Paragon is no longer making timers or parts.
Open following link to identify timer for sure:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html#7000
http://waterheatertimer.org/Boxtype.html

4) Following link from Paragon gives links for folks who might still sell parts:
Expect some suppliers to overcharge for parts.
I've seen paragon trippers selling for $60.
http://portalgb.knowledgebase.net/display/1/index.aspx?c=15121&cpc=XobrEdQ5Lsnv624T2PBS4Exx6S5VyiL7gw3am4YYt6&cid=13013&cat=&catURL=&r=0.485034763813019

5) It might be easier to buy another time clock.
Refer to Intermatic Competitive cross reference chart.
http://www.intermatic.com/customer%20service/competitive%20cross%20reference.aspx
For example replacement for 7008-20 is Intermatic T7802B which is a 7-day, 40 amp 240V timer.
http://www.intermatic.com/products/timers/mechanical%20time%20switches/7%20day%2040%20amp.aspx

6) You are working for your church, probably as a volunteer.
I also volunteer several places in my community.
I have extensive files on timers and can help you choose and install a new timer if I know the model number.
Just add a comment to this post and I will answer if needed.

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Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Feb 10, 2011


If I understand you correctly, these are the movable / adjustable parts that are placed and secured at the time of day an "on" and "off" operation is to be performed. Most brands of timers use two similar yet different types of trippers. One type performs an "on" function and another performs the "off" functions. They may be color coded or have some other distinguishing mark to differentiate between the two function types. The AMF Paragon 7008-00 uses black and silver to indicated off and on, respectively.

There are several terms used for these parts; "trippers" or "dogs" are the most common - but there are others. Some people even combine the two above to something like "trip dogs" too. Of course, timer pins also convey the part that you're speaking of just as well.

A larger picture with the black and silver trippers installed can be seen easily below:

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I hope this helps - please rate this reply - thanks!

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Dec 21, 2010


Link below has Paragon EC7000 series timers and manuals
EC7004/120 is 7-day programmable timer.
Single channel 120Volt SPST NEMA1 indoor timer.
Program up to 16 events per week
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html

EC7000 series programming manual shows wiring, explains keypad, has steps for setting current time, and shows 24 steps for programming timer. Plus troubleshooting.
It is impractical to write out those steps when they appear in manual.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Paragon-EC7000-04-05-manual.pdf

EC7000 series Sell sheet with model numbers
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Paragon-EC7000-sell.pdf
Description of model numbers at Uni-line
http://www.uni-line.com/modules/catalog/SearchResults.aspx?catName=19030&pID=19029&mode=categorysearch

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Dec 01, 2010


Intermatic clock motors are everywhere, but Paragon and Tork clock motors are a mystery.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html#7000
Shows manuals and resources

According to Paragon accessory chart:
http://www.paragontimecontrols.com/parts_accessories.htm
7000 series 240V clock motor M3193-71
7000 series 120V clock motor M3099-00

7008-00 is listed as 120V clock motor
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Paragon-7000-series-manual.pdf

I cannot find M3099 120V clock motor on internet
Now Paragon has contact-us page for customer service:
http://www.paragontimecontrols.com/contact/default.aspx

I will also contact Paragon, and post results here if Paragon responds.

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Nov 23, 2010


There are a lot of timers out there.
Add a comment with brand and model number to give us a shot at finding the information.

You posted under paragon 7008-00 timer
7008 is 120V timer with 120V clock motor
Power lines connect to Terminals A and B

Going through Paragon timers, I don't see terminals M and T
http://waterheatertimer.org/Paragon-timers-and-manuals.html

Looking at Tork timers, I dont see terminals M and T:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Tork-timers-and-manuals.html

Looking at GE timers, I don't see M and T
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-GE-15207-timer.html

Woods timers, Sylavania timers don't have M and T

Intermatic makes more timers than I can go through in one night, but I don't recall M and T terminals.

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Nov 19, 2010


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Paragon 7008-00 timer parts:
http://www.paragontimecontrols.com/parts_accessories.htm
http://www10.shopping.com/-paragon+timer+trippers

Paragon mechanical 7008-00 has 120V clock motor
-8 poles control 1-4 separate 120V loads, with 2 NO Normally Open and 2 NC Normally Closed circuits with max 690 Watts per pole.

Test 120V clock motor:
-Clock motor connects to two far right terminals. Black hot to pole M, White neutral to pole T.
-You should be able to hear clock motor running by putting ear against outside case.
-Clock motor will rotate wheel, if wheel is not rotating, then motor is not running.

Paragon Amf ... | Answered on Sep 22, 2010

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