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My washing machine keeps. blowing the circuit breaker in my fusebox what would cause this

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Dead short either in the wall plug or in the machine
get an accredited electrician to find where it is shorted

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SOURCE: Washing Machine trips circuit breaker when Drying

This will be the dryer heating element needs replacing.
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SOURCE: Candy Eclipse washing machine blows the circuit breaker

It's possible that the current rating of the MCB is too low to run your washing machine PLUS all the devices plugged into the other sockets on the same circuit. If possible, try plugging in the washing machine on a circuit with fewer or no other appliances plugged in. MCB's are much faster tripping than circuit breakers and are rated to trip at the current rating on them. Circuit breakers, may carry a current slightly over the rated current which may be why it never happened before. The permanent solutions (if the overloaded circuit is the problem) would be to install a circuit solely for the washer and dryer or install a MCB with a higher current rating. The latter solution is not practical, however, since an overload on lower power devices may never reach the current rating of the MCB creating a hazardous shock potential.

Posted on May 11, 2009

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Circuit breaker is in a panel of your house... not on the machine itself.



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it could be the motor controller. this part is resposable to drive the motor and other components like the electric pump. there is a chance that the combination of motor-controller be bad. try the controller first. is the most common to go out.

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This tells me that you do not have an overload situation. There is a short, and/or one or more faulty breakers possibly including the main breaker.
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