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One phase of dryer circuit has only ~40vac to neutral. The

One phase of dryer circuit has only ~40vac to neutral. The other phase to neutralis 120vac. The voltage at load side of circuit breaker phases is 120v to neutral. The voltage at the outlet conductors is 40vac and 120vac. Also there appears to be a loss of continuity on the low voltage phase conductor. I'm thinking either a conductor is broken or a splice is loose. But I'm stumped as to where it could be and wouldn't think a dryer circuit would be spliced. The Romex appears to route down from the panel into the crawl space and up to the outlet. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks Matt

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My electricity bill went up radically 3 months ago. Reason?

My electricity bill went up radically 3 months ago. Reason?JA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: I called a place this morning and the will send someone out this afternoon. I was just trying to improve my knowledgeJA: Is there anything else the Electrician should be aware of?Customer: Using 2 kWh every hour. If I turn off the water heater it uses .5 per hourJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Last 3 months our electric bills have been very gh using

For the last 3 months our electric bills have been very high using 187kwh + per day. Even last summer with th a/c our bills were not that. Usually 34 kph about a year ago half the electricity went out on the house there was something wrong with the wiring in the basement but my husband fixed it. About a month ago 3 ceiling lights in 3 adjacent rooms went out for a day but then turned back on just same as they went out. Do you think this could be causing our excessive bills

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I have a 120/208 3 phase oven. Manual online says total load

I have a 120/208 3 phase oven. Manual online says total load is 35 amps. My electrician said that it is 61 amps using the 12840 watts shown on the tag (before i found the manual online), so we would have to upgrade our 100 amp panel. At 35 amps would the panel still need upgraded?JA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else important you think the Electrician should know?Customer: The model is a deluxe equipment co cr-2-6 and i found the manuals on Whaleyfoodservice.comJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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What would be a few reasons that someone would need to

What would be a few reasons that someone would need to replace their transformer in their [older] home [which blows fuses easily]?

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I have another question kevin...My boyfriend

Hi. I have another question for you kevin...My boyfriend (he is an electrician doing a panel change) asked me to ask:Can you ask to make sure you don't have to run from gas main outside to inside to water heater.

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What is the proper grounding from a 200a panel. Does it go

What is the proper grounding from a 200a panel. Does it go directly to gas line from panel or do you go from gas line to hot/cold line? Or Do you go from panel to water main. Then bond hot/cold and gas? Please advise.

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I am remodeling part of our 1980 cinder block home. I

Hi I am remodeling part of our 1980 cinder block home. I have the drywall removed to expose the furring strips & block wall. the original romex wiring was protected by nail plates where it passed perpendicular to the furring strips and was just stapled to the furring strips where it ran down the wall. Is it still permitted by code to staple romex to the side of a furring strip?JA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else the Electrician should be aware of?Customer: Not that I can think of.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I live in a condo, furnace and water heater in a small space

I live in a condo, furnace and water heater in a small space by the door. No electric outlet in the space, if there any problem installing one in there? Any particular points to keep in mind? Gas furnace, electric heater.

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