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How to enter diagnostic mode on GE GWF450 Washer Machine

I have a GE GWF450 front load washer. Looking for how to get it into service mode. The signal, delay-start, signal, delay-start sequence does not work.
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Should my new service panel be bonded?

I am upgrading an obsolete Sylvania panel located inside the house. There's a main panel outside the garage with the main 150 amp breaker. I have a supplied bonding screw with the new panel. ...
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Replacing MC panel with separate meter and service panel

I have a Siemens MC30 meter combo panel. I need to separate the meter from the service panel to allow a whole house generator transfer switch between the two. The only way I know to attack this is to ...
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Routing SER cable through a subpannel/junction box without making splices?

Due to other constrains I may need to route a SER cable feeding a remote subpanel via a junction box (or another small subpanel for convinience). This junction box will be connected back to back to a ...
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Running ser cable from 200amp main to 100 amp sub panel

I'm running ser wire from my 200 amp main box in my garage to a 100amp service box for tankless water heater. I'm running the cable along the top edge of my garage around a corner about 30ft run total....
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Can I remove a demarcation point for a telco that no longer exists?

Awhile back we had a new electrical service put in, and they put in a whole new service mast and the works. But the old service mast is still sitting there because there are other services connected ...
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200 amp service wire jumping from house, to barn to pool house. Somewhere the Neutral is broken

My question is a bit more technical then most as I have narrowed the problem down to a bad neutral somewhere in the system. There is a service wire from the house overhead to a barn, then another line ...
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Direct buried service wire from house to shop

what type of wired i need to wire my shop for 120/240 single phase buried about 200' from the house? I plan a 60amp main breaker in the shop. Will 2-2-4 stephens aluminum urd cable be okay?
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How to remove bricks cemented on patio floor? Who do we hire? [closed]

My patio has some bricks cemented on top of older ones that I wish to remove. What kind of service do we need to hire for having the top bricks removed? Cement or mortar was used to set the bricks.
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Water meter still spinning even after shutting off water to house?

Our water meter is continuously spinning even after shutting off all the water to the house. We do have 2 different toilets that run about 4 times an hour on their own. I was wondering if the spinning ...
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What is a ground loop in an electrical service?

I can't figure out what a ground loop is in an electrical service (residential, commercial, industrial). All I can figure out is that it has something to do with different potentials in the system, ...
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Pros/Cons combined meter/load center

I am renovating a cabin including complete re-siding so I thought I would use this as an opportunity to upgrade the electrical service to 200amp (currently 100amp). Two reasons, 1) might want to add ...
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What type of outdoor breaker/disconnect for two buildings?

I am going to be building a larger garage. I am looking to put a 200amp service in the building. I had the power company come out and check my feeder lines and confirm that I had sufficient service ...
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What type of wire should I use from the meter to a 100 amp main breaker panel?

I have a 60 amp breaker panel in the middle of the house 25 feet from the meter. It currently has 8 gauge wire that runs into and through the attic, over to the panel and down into the panel for a ...
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Bizarre home electrical system

This is a follow up to a question I asked recently about a subpanel that was not wired properly. I'm working on an extremely bizarre situation with the electrical system of an old house that predates ...
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Does a new manufactured home on permanent foundation need a shutoff within 30ft?

I am installing a new 2020 manufactured home on my land about 40' from a permanent underground 200A service meter-center/meter-main panel (Eaton MBE2040B200BTS). This panel currently only has 2 ...
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Why do I measure low, varying phase leg voltage which fluctuates with load?

I have 123 volts on one phase and 89 or less on the other phase depending what I turn on. How do I troubleshoot this?
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Adding Refrigerator to Garage Door circuit

I recently had a transfer switch installed for my generator. I'd like to add a basement refrigerator to the same breaker (in my service panel) as the garage door circuit. This would allow the ...
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Hello, I want to add a 100 amp panel for multiple RV services

I want to add a panel for 2 RV plugs at 50 amps each and have 4 110volt plugs. I like doing things myself so I know what is going on, on my own property. I know I'll have to have it inspected by an ...
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How do I compute how much electric service to provision?

Generic question here. I won't self-answer. Suppose I am adding significant new loads to an existing house - say, a 50A hot tub and a 50A RV receptacle. Those are big loads for a modest gas home. ...
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IBT and whole house transfer switch

The inter-system bonding termination (IBT) is where other services like telephone and cable TV get their ground bonds from the house's grounding electrode system (ground rods). 2014 NEC (NJ) 250.94 ...
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How should I get the service entrance cable to my new adjacent panel location?

How do I have to run the SER cables from the original hole(where the SER cable goes through the wall) to the side of the new panel? Can SER cable be exposed or needs to be inside a conduit? Conduit ...
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Power outlets near service entrance

I want to install a 50 amp circuit breaker in the service entrance box and put the 4 wire 220 outlet for my welder right below the service entrance. I will be using a 50 ft extension to reach my ...
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Wiring a new shop advice

I am having a new shop built on Friday.The shop is located 250 feet from my power meter. For a 240 volt 100 amp service in the shop, the online calculator says I need 2/0 AWG Aluminum or 1AWG copper....
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What does NEC require for strapping down conduit and wire here?

Below is a picture of the current conduit and wire setup for my new underground service into my house with generator automatic transfer switch and manual transfer switch to allow me to switch to an ...
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Weird electrical problem just started

Rv pole with 200 amp outside box. One 30 amp breaker. Ran new wire underground (mobile home type) to small house building in progress. All sockets and lights worked fine up to 2 weeks ago. One ...
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What type and size conduit should I use for my service entrance cable?

I am running my aluminum service entrance cable from the main panel to a sub panel in my garage. It runs from the garage under the house then out the wall, makes a 90 degree turn to go into my side of ...