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I have calculated that the window a/c, floor heater, lights

I have calculated that the window a/c, floor heater, lights will be 28 amps for a small work shop. I will have 6 -115v outlets.what house wire awg and c/b amps needed?will the wire in the picture work?

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I am installing a used top and a used wall mount oven. my

I am installing a used cook top and a used wall mount oven. my original stove outlet wires are black black and red and groundJA: What's the make and model of your oven? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: my cook top has red and white and ground my oven has black red white and groundJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: everything is done but connecting the wires. yes I'm attempting it myself. I have an undependable electritian that doesn't have the time of day for me.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: the top and oven are ge profile, I guess it was a set

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We're looking at a house that has three pronged outlets that

We're looking at a house that has three pronged outlets that aren't grounded. We ask them to fix it and they're willing to replace with two pronged outlets, how safe is this?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: it's a house we're looking to buyJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: oh gosh no, the owners said they'd have to rewire the whole house, but we have appliances that need three prongs so before we buy i'm wondering if this is safeJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: not that i know of

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When I unplug my microeave it trips my GFCI outlet? I havr

When I unplug my microeave it trips my GFCI outlet?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: I havr only lived here for 2 months and it has done that the entire time.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I don't think so.

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I'm trying to hook up a 70 -2 amp breaker box. I will be

I'm trying to hook up a 70 -2 amp breaker box. I will be installing 4 15 amp breakers in the 2 slots. The feed wire is coming from a 30 amp breaker from the main box. The wire was for a 220 outlet originally. It's a 10-2 600 volts wire. I'm putting some lights in the attic. Can't figure out proper way to hook it up. I'm running 12-2 wire for my lights. I have pictures to show you the box setup.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Just started a weekJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: No

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I have a circuit where part of the circuit drops out but the

I have a circuit where part of the circuit drops out but the breaker doesn't trip. The only things on the circuit are lights, outlets, TV, DVD player and cable box. Half of the circuit works while the other half goes out. Any thoughts?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: About a month.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: If it's a simple solution I'll do it myself but I can't figure out what the problem is and if I can't I'll get an electrician.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I don't think so

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Is using a treadmill with an arc filter in a bedroom safe if

Is using a treadmill with an arc filter in a bedroom safe if other things are plugged in ie tv ceiling fan? The treadmill was tripping the break before I purchased the arc filter from the company that sold me the treadmill

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I put a 4 prong cord on my dryer & it's now working. Checked

I put a 4 prong cord on my dryer & it's now working. Checked to make sure there was power in the receptacle & there is. This dryer was working fine until I changed the cordJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: A few daysJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes the 4 prong is in the wall & it has power, I changed the 3 prong to a 4 on the dryerJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: There was a 4 prong in the wall when I moved in. We changed to a 3 prong receptacle but I read you shouldn't do that. Dryer was coming on but after changing the cord it's not working. Yes I followed the color code to install the cord

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I have a 240v outlet with two hots and a ground, and I need

I have a 240v outlet with two hots and a ground, and I need to add the receptacle and hook it up to a 3 pronged cord for an electric dryer. I can only find non-grounded receptacles that match the cord for my dryer. Is the outlet going to be compatible with the dryer?

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