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When i switch washing machine on it fuses all electic items in house

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What you probably mean is that it kick out the earth leakage in the house. You could either have a neutral wire that has shorted to earth or water has gotten onto your circuitry and is enough to kick out the earth leakage - which it is supposed to do. Try drying out the electrics of the machine with a fan heater or a hair dryer for a while and see if that solves the problem. If not do a check from the neutral wire to earth with an ohm meter and see if you get a reading. If you do, you will have to trace all the wiring looking for the leak. If the drying out solved the problem, you need to look for a water leak.

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

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