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Need to wire Fuse Box for 220 (Electric Dryer) 2 open fuse
Jul 26, 2006Use the contact link to email me a picture of your fuse box. I also need to know how you are going to install your wiring for the dryer. For example, run wire out of fuse box and up 5 feet to floor joist, over 10 feet and up through the floor into your laundry room. This will help me determine what type of wire or conduit you need.Followers: 2Answers: 9Status: OpenIt is difficult to say with the information you gave. Your 2 open fuse holes need to be on separate phases of your fuse box. If they are on the sam..Best answer · 1First question - do you have sufficient amperage coming in? If you have an older house with 60 amp service you will be running into problems.
are you sure your electrical system can handle any electric appliance upgrade?
Most fuse boxes rarely are good for more than 60amps..0My first question would be upon reading that:
Why not use 2-30 amp breakers in your box?
1-30 amper for tumbler and the other 30 Amper for..0What size ( electrically) is your fuse box? Do you have enough available power for a dryer? The heating elements in the dryer are 240v and it is a..0get 220 breaker
connect 2 hot wireds to breaker
connect neutral wire
then connect ground wire0I can tell you but if you touch wrong thing while power is on you could be electricutedcall a electrical teck.0You need to make sure you have a breaker on each leg to get 220V0There are two primary type of fuse boxes in older houses, and breaker boxes in newer houses.
The most common type of fuse screws into holes in..0I have an old pushmatic fuse box. The dryer keeps trippingFeb 04, 2018Status: OpenHELP, my dryer keeps blowing a fuse!? | Yahoo AnswersDec 08, 2011Status: ResolvedSee more results
Scary Fuse Boxes | Old House Web
If you find a fuse box stuffed with 30 amp fuses, or even all 20 amp fuses, chances are the fuses have been blowing frequently--and the occupants have installed heavier fuses than are safe. This house definitely needs additional wiring! Even if you find a newer 150 or 200-amp circuit breaker box, you're not entirely out of the woods.