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Author Topic: Washer is tripping the GFCI receptacle.  (Read 4086 times)

Offline hommer

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Washer is tripping the GFCI receptacle.
« on: November 11, 2012, 06:00:35 PM »

Our Kenmore washer model # 110.24872300 which has been working fine is near a sink and the power cord is plugged into a GFCI outlet. The outlet trips in the middle of the wash cycle. I reset the outlet and let it run again only to find it full of water still because it had tripped during the rinse cycle. I reset the outlet again and this time it finished the rest of the cycle. Is this a easy fix?

Offline AdirondackBob

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Re: Washer is tripping the GFCI receptacle.
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2012, 07:10:56 PM »
Try plugging the washer into a non-GFI outlet. This is a common problem with Washers and GFI outlets.

Offline Bailey

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Re: Washer is tripping the GFCI receptacle.
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2012, 09:18:28 AM »
Yeah, I don't like to see appliances on GFI circuits. Unless its a Maytag Mah9700 front loader.

Offline AJ

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Re: Washer is tripping the GFCI receptacle.
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2012, 10:05:40 AM »
Try plugging the washer into a non-GFI outlet. This is a common problem with Washers and GFI outlets.


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