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220 volt dryer outlet is only testing at 110 volts what could be the problem?

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  • leatherne633 Sep 03, 2008

    pulled breaker and black fell right out was not in **** it was jamed behind it in between bottom of bracket and breaker body...lol

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    my dryer is doing the same thing running but no heat. So you say it probably is not the breaker? Would it be the 220 outlet? Or a new 220 plug? Thank you so much

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    was erroneously connected to 220 volt current outlet socket

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If your home has fuses, one of the 30 amp fuses may be blown. If breakers, not as likely you have a bad breaker, but possible. Check voltage at main electrical distribution pannel. Look for loose connections.

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