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Old 09-19-2009, 08:25 PM   #46
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The instructions and/or a foil or metal name plate on the washer/drier unit should specify the amperes needed.

A 120 volt dryer will consume a little more in the way of watts compared with a 240 volt dryer due to loss in the wires.
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Old 09-20-2009, 08:08 PM   #47
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The Zinsco/FPE saga continues...!

Originally Posted by frenchelectrican View Post
I save the youtube link and I will show it to you and you will see why from the Electrician point why want to ditch it in first place

This is Zinco but FPE { USA verison } will be simuair when they fail to trip on overload.

And I did show to couple of customers due some are pretty stubbon they won't want to upgrade until I show the youtube link as above in one second they changed their mind no question asked.

Now for the DIY's I know you will say OMG well., yes that true but keep in your mind the FPE in USA have issue but not the Canada verison they have no issue AFAIK .,,

In my experience with the FPE Panels and Breakers, they always tripped on overloads, NEVER on Ground faults, and very late (when the wire was very hot) on Short circuits. (No matter what) Don't Drink and Drive, Ever!!!
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