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How do I check for 120 VAC at the drain pump? I know where the drain pump is, Im just not sure how to check for 120VAC

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First you need a voltmeter

Set that to AC volts in the 200v range

Clip the black or blue lead to the earth post (thats the one with all of the green wires clamped on it)

Put the red or brown wire from the meter onto the brown or red wire of the pump (For safety you need to use an alligator clip or spring clip tipped probe to make the connection)

Switch the machine on to the pump cycle and you should read 120v .

Unless you have an electrical background I would not recommed that you work inside a machine which is live.





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