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    pgffgp Posts: 3, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 2, 2007, 08:35 AM
    110 outlet stops working, NOT tripping any circuit breaker.
    I have a 220 outlet three feet from a 110 outlet.

    When I am using a clothes washer on the 110, it goes dead after a while (10-30 minutes).

    No breaker is tripped.

    When I turn on the 220 clothes dryer, the 110 washer restarts from where it left off.
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    tkrussell Posts: 9,659, Reputation: 725
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    Oct 2, 2007, 08:56 AM
    Sounds like the 120 volt outlet is connected to the 240 volt outlet for power, which is a violation.

    Also sounds like the neutral wire connection is loose, probably in the dryer outlet.

    Do not continue to use this arrangement until , first the loose connection is found, as this may damage the washer, or the connection will get worse and heat up and cause a fire.

    Second, if the 120 volt oulet is connected to the dryer 240 volt outlet for power, consider having a new 120 volt circuit installed for the washer outlet.

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