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Help My spacesaver is continously blowing my circuit breaker. I believe it started out because the exaust tube fell off, and I was not aware. I have since fixed the tube, but it is still blowing the breaker. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Jinx, start with the power cord and terminal block where the cord connects. Sometimes if there is a loose connection the terminal will arc and cause a burnt wire or short. I see this a lot on stacked units. Make sure to disconnect power when checking. Check this first and post back, Catriver.

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Overflow is usually caused by a “stuck-open” fill valve, and the cold water half of the valve is usually the culprit. This can also be caused by the fill system control components: pressure switch, pressure tube, or pressure tube dome/port.First of all, determine whether your overflow condition is mechanical or electrical. Start the washer filling, then turn the timer off by pushing the knob in. If the fill continues, pull the washer plug. If filling continues with the washer unplugged, you have a mechanical problem - nearly always a stuck valve ***’y. Replace the fill valve.i f however, the fill stops when you unplug the machine, you are looking at an electrical fill control problem, Here a small piece of rubber or plastic tubing is handy. Unplug the washer and open the console where you’ll see the pressure switch. This is the switch with a small rubber tube, usually clear, sometimes black, attached. Pull this tube off and replace it with your short tubing. Blow a bit of pressure into the switch using your mouth, and listen for a click, then another when you release the pressure. Hear two clicks? Good! The switch is probably OK, Plug the washer back in (being aware that components in the console are now ‘hot’ and start the washer filling again. With it filling, again blow a bit of pressure into the switch. If the switch is good, the fill should stop and the machine should start to agitate.
This verifies that the pressure switch is working, and causes us to suspect the pressure tubing or a clogged port/dome to which it connects. Wipe off the end of the original tube you removed from the switch, and blow into it. You’re blowing air down into the tank now, and you should feel very little restriction. If it is very hard or impossible to blow through this tube, the tank dome or port is clogged..
Whatever your brand, if air can’t be blown back through this tube, the port or dome will need cleaning.
If you have no trouble blowing pressure through it remove the tube completely and inspect it carefully. This tube must not have the smallest hole in it, and we sometimes see them worn through or, more often, chewed through by mice. while it is the least common cause of overflow, it does happen and is easily overlooked. sometimes this tube will swell and loosen a bit, leaking air where it attaches to the tank fitting. If you suspect this, or the tube fits very loosely, simply cut 3/4” or so off the end and push it back on.

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Every time I turn on the appliance it blows a fuse

A washer requires a dedicated electric outlet to operate properly. It is possible that the plug you have is part of another circuit and has some other high ampere drawing devices connected to it. Check to see if any other items are affected when the circuit trips (or fuse blows).

If you truly have actual fuses instead of ciruit breakers, make sure the fuse you are replacing is a slow blow type rated at the proper amperage for the circuit.

If you have circuit breakers, you might have to have a separate 20 amp dedicated branch circuit added to power the washer. (USA/Canada)

Without further details of the specifics of your situation, that is the advice to check first.

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