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Power turned off in the house

Anytime I turn the washing machine on, it switch off all the main socket in the house? what shall I do?

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You have an electrical short circuit somewhere in the system. First check the connection plug and see if there are any burn marks either on the plug or the place where it connects to the machine. Then make sure you have a good Ground connection and that it is not short circuited to either HOT lead. If those are O.K. then you have to look further, most likely the motor connection plug.

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