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Every time I turn on the appliance it blows a fuse

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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.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009


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