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Old 10-13-2011, 07:26 AM   #16
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The new wire seems to go to a junction box just a few feet away, then redirects outside. I'll take pics tonight and put them up so you can see the progression of the wire. I have a feeling I've bitten off more than I can choose.


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Old 10-13-2011, 07:36 AM   #17
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If this goes outside there is a chance that a GFI has tripped and has killed the power. Look for the GFI with the TEST and RESET buttons like you might see in a bathroom.
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Old 10-13-2011, 07:41 PM   #18
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Jim Port: Turns out my neighbor actually has done some work on this house (for the previous owner) and was able to come over and help me. The wires I thought were old and useless...were not (useless...they're definitely old) and I just needed to reconnect them. Simple fix...however he did mention some other pretty serious oversights near the washer/dryer that I need to take a look at. Thanks for all the suggestions and helping out a newbie!


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