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Troubleshooting Electric Clothes Dryer Connection Problems

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If the outlet or power cord for you dryer are not working properly this may be a job for a homeowner with some wiring skills, otherwise it is best to call a repair service or electrician. This is a guide about troubleshooting electric clothes dryer connection problems.


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March 26, 2017

The socket to my dryer show 230 volts and 2x 120 volts, but on the back of the dryer it shows only 115 instead of 230 and only 1x120. I have already replaced the cable to no effect. Can the socket be defective?


March 26, 20170 found this helpful
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Clothes dryers run off of 2 breakers in your electrical box. Have you checked the breaker box? One of the breakers could be tripped.

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March 27, 20170 found this helpful
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Here is a website that is run by an electrician:

It seems that these repairs are pretty advanced. If resettting the circuit breaker didn't help, you may be better off calling an electrician.

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