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  1. Electrical
    House built in 1990, lived here for 8 months when suddenly the dryer loses power in the middle of drying a load of clothes. 3 year old Kenmore electric dryer with no previous problems. Called an appliance repair guy. He ran tests and showed me it was definitely the house wiring... he was...
  2. Electrical
    I am new to this forum so bare with me. There are several posts on converting a 3 prong outlet to a 4 prong outlet to meet the more up to date codes. Regrettably, my house id from the 80's and the builders were cheap you-know-whats and the 10/3 wire they ran to my dryer did not have a bare...
  3. Appliances
    Shortly after replacing my dryer plug (3 prong) it began to give slight shocks when touching various metal parts. I let it go because the shocks were not that bad (I know not good). So recently the dryer belt broke and while replacing I decided to check the ground wire(s) clean the entire...
  4. Electrical
    We are re-arranging our laundry room and needed to move the dryer plug down the wall about 2 feet. This was easily accomplished, as the back of the wall is in the crawl space and I could see that there was enough slack in the wire. We turned off the power, removed the wires from the...
  5. Electrical
    Hi, I just moved into a house and was told I needed to add a cover plate over the 4-wire 240v dryer recepticle. The standard Home Depot cover plates were too small to fit over the recepticle head so i decided to replace the recepticle with a smaller headed version that my cover plate would fit...
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