Question about TORK 601A 24 Hr Mechanical Outdoor Timer 1 Grounded Outlet 15 Amps

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How do you program a Tork 602A timer? I can't get mine to cycle on and off at a desired time.

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The Tork 602A mechanical outdoor timer with 2 grounded outlets.
Tork 601A and 602A manual
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Tork-601A-Manual.pdf
Manual has images of timer that will help.

Plug timer into outdoor outlet.
To set current time, rotate dial clockwise until current time lines up with arrowhead located on inner dial.
Dial is divided into light and dark sections that represent day or nighttime hours.
Reset time after power outage.

96 pins located around timer dial are used to set on-off times.
Each pin represents 15 minutes in 24 hour day
Move pins in-or-out with fingernail or ink pen to set timer on-off functions.
With Tork timers, usually when pins are out, timer is ON.
When pins are in, timer is OFF.
To double-check pin setting, manually rotate timer to watch when lights turn on-off.

Set multiple ON/OFFs each day.
Change on-off times by resetting a pin or two.
Timer repeats every 24-hours.

Manual ON/TIMER switch is located on inner dial.

Set Manual switch to TIMER for programs to operate.
To override time and turn on Load, move override to ON position.

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Timer that has a 20 minutes interval up to 1 hour


More information is needed.
For example, a) what voltage timer is needed, b) what Load are you controlling and c) how does timer mount?

Easiest solution is 60 minute repeat cycle timer.
Timer knobs are adjusted, or the timer dial rotates once per hour and 20 minute timing cycle repeats each hour. The cycle repeats 24-7-365.
If you want the cycle to operate certain hours of the day, another 24 hour timer can be installed in-line.

1) Tork 8600 cycle timer, or Tork ACT percent cycle timer
http://waterheatertimer.org/Tork-timers-and-manuals.html#8000
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I need to get the price on the tork 8600 timer.


1) Model number is not clear.

2) Tork 8600 series variable cycle timer has 5 different model numbers depending on length of time cycle and voltage.
Open following link to identify specific model number:
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Lift up the trippers to set on-off operations.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Tork-timers-and-manuals.html#8000
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Tork-8000-600.jpg

The trippers are either up or down.
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Calibrate clock


http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Tork-8000Series.pdf

Tork 8600 is variable cycle timer.
Each revolution of dial is 60 minutes, 30 minutes or 6 minutes depending on model.
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Other models are 120V.
If clock is not keeping time, then clock motor is bad.
I don't have a source for clock motor, and suspect that a new timer is purchased and then installed into existing box.

Link below sells 8601 60 minute 120Volt
http://www.weisd.com/store2/tork/torktimer1.php

To set times, the dial has tabs located around dial.
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Intermatic makes a panel-mount digital cycle timer you could wire to short extension cord.
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