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Answered 2007-01-06 05:03:34

Ya had same problem and I asked electrition at work and he told me to install a 20 amp GFI outlet ( I didn't know they mad them ) and tat tool care of my problem but it will still trip if my wife umplugs her curling iron while it's still turned on it's just in the way that they are made it don't take much to set them off that's why they save lives every day, HOPE THIS HELPS

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The electrical outlet in my bathroom will power most things but my hair dryer the GFCI is not tripped the hair dryer works fine in other outlets and the fuse doesn't blow?

You, my friend, have a problem with your hairdryer! The windings for your motor or the heater are brushing the ground system within the dryer. The whole reason we have GFCI systems is to prevent you from using that very device in your bathroom. Buy a new one!

What could happen if a hair dryer was used in a bathroom?

The H2O in your hair would evaporate quickly.

What would happen if you used a hair dryer in a bathroom?

People use hair dryers in bathrooms daily. You just need to follow safety precautions to prevent the dryer from shorting out, which could cause injury or even death. Many bathroom outlets are equipped with GFI or GFS safety switches and these should be used for maximum safety.Precautions:Do not pull the dryer plug out by the cord.Do not immerse the dryer in water.Do not let the dryer motor become wet.Handle the dryer with dry hands when possible.Do not stand barefoot on a wet or concrete floor, or in a bathtubDo not use a dryer that has a worn or damaged cord.Do not use a dryer that emits smoke, sparks, or loud noises.Do not use adapters or extension cords..

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How can you convert a 240v clothes dryer to 120v can you use to different outlettes?

You cannot use 2-120v outlets to power a 240v dryer. You can convert a 240v dryer outlet to power 2-120v outlets if they are supplied with a neutral. This requires a competent electrician. Do not do this yourself.

What could happen if you used a hair-dryer in the bathroom?

You could dry your hair, you could get a shock, you could just stand there, you could wet your hair and then dry it again... the possibility's are endless!

How do you get on the hair dryer in poptropica?

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Why hair dryer work with bed room outlet but not work with gfci outlet at bath room?

It could be that the bathroom circuit simply has more on it so the hair dryer is pushing the circuit beyond its limit. In a typical bathroom, properly wired, this would not be the case. But if there are lights on the circuit other than in the bathroom (it would take a lot of lights for this to be a problem), or if there is a source of heat in the bathroom that is on, this may be where your problem is.

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You could fall off the dryer. If you are large, you could damage the dryer.

Will your hair dryer work in Jamaica?

Maybe...... as long as they have the same outlets/plug-ins.

Will your US washer and dryer work in the UK?

No, your United States washer and dryer will not work in the United Kingdom. Both countries have different power outlets.

How long is 70 minutes in the dryer?

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Is it hard to move washer and dryer from kitchen to bathroom in a condo unit?

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Why does your main circuit breaker trip when your dryer runs 15 minutes Is it because your vent needs to be cleaned?

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