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My sisters washer isn't working correctly, so I go check it out. Check the voltage at the washers dedicated receptacle, and I get 180volts to ground!?!? Open the panel and I get 360 volts phase to phase and 180 from either phase to ground. How could this be?
 

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My sisters washer isn't working correctly, so I go check it out. Check the voltage at the washers dedicated receptacle, and I get 180volts to ground!?!? Open the panel and I get 360 volts phase to phase and 180 from either phase to ground. How could this be?
its all the leftover volts from people using dmms and reading 80 or 90 volts
 

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My sisters washer isn't working correctly, so I go check it out. Check the voltage at the washers dedicated receptacle, and I get 180volts to ground!?!? Open the panel and I get 360 volts phase to phase and 180 from either phase to ground. How could this be?
:eek::laughing::laughing:

Oh, boy someone at the POCO must have set a new transformer a new crewed it up bad.

Any of the other houses have this issue?
 

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This is not my house so in MN I cannot legally work on someone else's house because I am not a contractor.
Should I call the city and have them check the transformer or something?
 

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This is not my house so in MN I cannot legally work on someone else's house because I am not a contractor.
Should I call the city and have them check the transformer or something?
If your meter is correct, you can either call or wait for smoke signals. I would probably call
 

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My sisters washer isn't working correctly, so I go check it out. Check the voltage at the washers dedicated receptacle, and I get 180volts to ground!?!? Open the panel and I get 360 volts phase to phase and 180 from either phase to ground. How could this be?
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Ok so I put new battery's in my fluke now I get 124 VAC. That's crazy! Learn something new everyday
Glad it worked out. :thumbup:

Another member posted about the batteries some time ago, and I later had it happen to me so it made me remember the tip. :)
 

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Weak battery in my meter

Hello All,

I found your thread on 360 Volts AC into house and used the advice of checking my meter, and that was the problem. Replaced the battery and got the 240 from the main feed into the house. Thank you!

Paul
 

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Hello All,



I found your thread on 360 Volts AC into house and used the advice of checking my meter, and that was the problem. Replaced the battery and got the 240 from the main feed into the house. Thank you!



Paul
Not a single person who posted on this 5 year old thread is still here, but... you're welcome?

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