Question by ddl: If a dryer pull(amps) is greater than the fuse ...?
If a dryer pull(amps) is greater than the fuse and you
can't switch up the fuses say split them -10,20,15 etc
to balance the difference or afford to get a higher fuse due
to overkill - what could you do that is reliably safe and
The house was already rewired and it still cant pull weight.
The former owners made it beautiful with their renovations
and it did pass inspection - however they were not skilled
in plumbing, electrical or phone repairs and or maintence and we have paid for all the above to be repaired in 2yrs.
time and still cant run the dryer effectively or have a bathroom light on and run the microwave in the kitchen
at the same time. Our plumbing constantly backs up especially when it seems to rain.
Yes, we have homeowners insurance and some problems were
repaired by them.
Our time for recourse with the inspector was
out by the time we realized just how awful this utility mess would roll into one giant avalanche.
Ideas for dryer?
Could it be that when the former owners
remodled and added a bedroom and a bathroom to the existing house, they
didn't add any more to the fuse box?
Yes, you are right about the amps - 200
oh, and no the fuse box doesn't trip.
except for with one thing and thats
when the dishwasher, microwave and
stove are on at the same time(I kill it
everytime - my fault that one. lol)
It works but drags and takes 3 to 4 cycles to dry a small load of equal
Thank you Ler!
I'd forgotten about that!
I always forget the basics!
Eveyone helped and I thank you for your time.
Answer by Bill
Talk to an electrician to make sure that breaker panel is laid out correctly. It may cost you some money but it will be done right.
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