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We're attempting to label circuit breakers in our home. One is currently labeled "WM" and it's not the washing machine. What might it be?

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  • Jack Stone Aug 01, 2009

    Please disregard. Posted in the wrong area.

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    It's a Bryant/Westinghouse 100a 110v indoor box.

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    woobie dog May 11, 2010

    Is it 110v or 220v? Inside breaker or outside? --W/D--

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It could have been the washer at one time but the breakers got moved around over time. The washer should be on its own 20amp circuit. What size is the breaker? 20amp? 15amp? It is on the tip of the switch of the breaker. If it's a 20amp it should be for the kitchen or dining room outlets. It could also be for an air conditioner in the window. If it's a 15amp then it could be for lighting or other outlets other than the kitchen, dining room or ac outlet for window ac. That's just the basics. How old is the house? I've seen some really mixed up wiring in older houses. You could also buy a "Sperry" circiut breaker finder for about $50. It has a outlet plug that connects to an outlet and another handheld scanner that you scan the breakers with to find the correct breaker so that you can label it.

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