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I just purchased a 2 year old home in the laundry room on the wall for the washer & Dryer there is 1 - 120v Jack and 1 Nema 14-30R Jack.

My washer only needs 5a 120v Nema 5-15R.

Do I need to run a separate breaker and a stand alone outlet? (GFI or arc Fault?)

Thank you "

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    Is there anything that prevents you from converting the single 120v outlet to a dual outlet? I'm assuming the 120v outlet is already on a dedicated circuit. – diceless Oct 1 '15 at 17:40
  • What does "1 - 120v Jack" mean? – Tester101 Oct 1 '15 at 18:01
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If the 120V receptacle is a simplex (single) receptacle just replace it with a duplex. You can share it with the washer. This assumes the cord from the dryer will reach.

If you are unsure of how to do this please comment back.

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