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Over-amping on 120 volt circuit

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Replace your resistor if you haven't already. I had the same issue with mine, it only worked on high.

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1) Electric Code generally says Maximum 12 boxes per electric circuit controlled by 1 circuit breaker. If you have more boxes, then your house can fail inspection IF inspector finds problem. But it is a minor problem if wire size, breaker size, and amp loads are safely matched.

2) Reason for the code: so there is not power loss to last box when many things are drawing power from same circuit, which can cause overheating of circuit and trip breaker, and cause heat damage to some electronic devices and motors.

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3) In practical terms, if you are adding outlets to run another light bulb, then you will probably not notice any problem.
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Blows fuses or trips circuit breaker —ELECTRIC Models:
• The amperage readings are at 240 volts. One line will be 24 amps and the other line will be 21 amps. The neutral line will be at 3 amps. If the above amperages are not present, then the house wiring, fuse box or circuit breaker should be suspect.
• Shorted heating element to housing.
• Incorrect wiring or a wire shorting to ground.
• Drive motor winding shorting to ground.

Blows fuses or trips circuit breaker —GAS Models:
• If igniter is not glowing, check for 120 V at igniter.
• Igniter harness may be loose and shorted to base.
• Incorrect wiring or a wire shorted to ground.
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If it runs for a few minutes and then stops, then check for the following:--
• Empty dryer.
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• Lint buildup around drive motor.
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• Blower impeller blocked in blower housing.
• Drive motor - start switch contacts stuck closed.

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.



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