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When one has a 240V line and checks the voltage across the individual lines why does one read 114V and the other 90V?

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2007-07-09 16:10:20
2007-07-09 16:10:20

Where are you checking the wires at? The service panel or at the outlet? If you're checking at the outlet, it looks like some bad wiring somewhere. If you're reading this at the service panel, then the main entrance wires are faulty (or your electric company is faulty). If the outlet is unloaded you have a resistive neutral. Call an electrician now, if you value your electronics.

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