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Old 07-24-2011, 12:45 AM   #21
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I don't believe that a dryer is supposed to be on a GFI circuit as you can get false trips. I've had my wine cooler trip a gfi circuit that is in perfect working order and fridges are also not on gfi's.

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Old 07-24-2011, 02:44 AM   #22
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i plugged my heatstick and it also tripped.

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Old 07-25-2011, 03:45 PM   #23
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i plugged my heatstick and it also tripped.


That's a problem.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:01 AM   #24
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I fixed it, my dryer used to have a 3 wire plug and it was switched to 4 wire plug so it had the neutral tied to ground on the terminal block of the dryer. I disconnected it, put a wire nut on it and wrapped it in electrical tape. The heatstick and dryer work fine now.

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