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#9909 - 05/20/02 03:03 PM Help locating link.  
Redsy  Offline
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We had a question regarding a dryer that turned on other loads when operated. Does anyone remember where it is located.
I am about to go on a service call where "the lights come on when the range is turned on".

Thanks


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#9910 - 05/20/02 03:15 PM Re: Help locating link.  
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Sounds to me like one leg of the service or feeder is open. When the range or other 240V appliance is turned on it allows current to flow from the good leg to the bad leg.


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#9911 - 05/20/02 05:20 PM Re: Help locating link.  
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Circuit only works when dryer is on

Is this the one you're looking for?


#9912 - 05/21/02 06:37 AM Re: Help locating link.  
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Thanks, caselec & Paul. That was it. And now I have a good starting point.

[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 05-21-2002).]



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