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 Posted: Fri Mar 12th, 2010 11:00 am
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Budget Appliance Repair


Joined: Sat Apr 2nd, 2005
Location: Eureka, California USA
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Master Brian wrote: Trying to remember back, but not long after I bought this house, I had a wire, which may have been the 220 for the dryer short across in a junction box.  Electrician fixed it, then I had the entire service to house upgraded from 60amp to 200amp and almost all new wiring installed.  Like I said this has been a "broken" item for a while now, I just waited to repair until I moved the laundry to the basement.  I just can't recall if this happened that long ago or not.  It's been about 2yrs since we moved, about 18months since the arcing in the junction box.  Could that have caused this???

That very well could have caused it.  By shorting the wires, depending on what you did you might have sent 220volts thru the dryness control board and blown that transistor out with a nice big burst of lightening.

William Burk (Willie)
Willie's Budget Appliance Repair
Eureka, CA 95501