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I went to reboot my dish washer and was going to open the

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I went to reboot my dish washer and was going to open the circuit breaker. There is a metal bar/lock holding the breaker in the closed position. I can't manually operate it and I don't see how it would operate as it is intended. Do I have a problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. The breaker lock is removable. Most have a small screw that holds them in position. Remove it and reset the breaker. It is only to be there for keeping the circuit off when necessary. There isn't a reason for keeping it in the on position

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