A detached garage on a property was recently wired with a 220 circuit to accommodate lighting, washer, and electric dryer .
The problem is the GFI for the washer blinks red.
Effective June 29, 2015, all GFCI receptacles and circuit breakers must have an auto-monitoring (self-test) feature that automatically conducts a periodic internal test to confirm that the GFCI is able respond to a ground fault. If a problem is detected, the GFCI must trip and deny power or provide a visual and/or audible indication.
GFCI in tripped state, no power
Press RESET button
If GFCI will not reset, no power on the circuit
Self-Test Indications: If the Status Indicator Light is solid or flashing RED a problem may exist. Press the TEST button to trip the GFCI. If unable to Reset, replace the GFCI.
NOTE: The status indicator may flash Red at power "ON" and Reset.