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Put in new 220 Dryer line and outlet 30amp Breaker all was

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Put in new 220 Dryer line and outlet 30amp Breaker all was working well.My son came over and stapled wire did not work after that.When you throw breaker it pops and sparks.Wire only to breaker still pops breaker only to box stays on.Could he had pinched the line causing this. thank you
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Inactive replied 6 years ago.
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The Electrical Doctor :

Yes that is exactly what is probably happening. You will need to remove the staples that were installed and then retest the circuit. Then if that fixes the problem, you will want to re-install the staple but gently - not so hard it shorts the wires.

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