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When I plug in my dryer there is no power and I tested with

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When I plug in my dryer there is no power and I tested with meter there is 250 on one leg and 0 on the other will plugged up if you test outlet alone it is 120ish on each leg
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Mike G replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I'm Mike G and will be glad to assist you. Where are you getting the 259V reading. Hot to hot or hot to neutral?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
With the plug in the outlet it's is hot to neutral 250 v only on one side with no plug in its hot to hot 250 and hot to neutral is 120 on both sides
Expert:  Mike G replied 1 year ago.
Check the connections of the cord set in the dryer. The neutral has to be in the center terminal.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Left to center is nothing right to center is 245v
Expert:  Mike G replied 1 year ago.
Circuit and outlet are as they should be. The connections in the dryer are also OK. I'll send the question to an appliance expert. Please stand by.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok

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