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    Power for 2 machines?

    Yeah that's what I thought too :( Do you think making up a heavy duty (2.5mm flex) extension lead and running it to another socket will be fine for the short term? Thanks again for the quick replies.
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    Power for 2 machines?

    Thanks for the quick reply It's a spur off the ring in the kitchen.
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    Power for 2 machines?

    Hi everyone.. I want to put a dishwasher next to a washing machine. The problem I got is there's only one single socket under the counter to power the washing machine. I know due to the power both need I can't just put in a double socket, and I don't want to rip off all the tiles to run...
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    Cooker Hood Power Lead...

    Thanks for the help Although I've done a fair bit of electrics and worked for an electrician in the past. I like to made sure what I'm thinking is correct before I do it.
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    Cooker Hood Power Lead...

    Yes of course. And I'll cut the cable down to the required length. I didn't think it's very save to have hot air venting directly on to fused spur. And I was always told never spur off from a socket using 1.5mm cable. Heres something I quickly made ;) (cable will of course run...
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    Cooker Hood Power Lead...

    Hi The power cable that's on there at the moment is really short. I'm going to use a new longer IEC lead. Then I can run the cable neatly rather than do a bodge with what's on there at the moment. The cable will run to the FCU thats on the wall ready And it would be installed...
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    Cooker Hood Power Lead...

    Hi I'm going to be fitting a new hood above the cooker. The problem I got is the power cable is too short. It's an IEC lead (like a kettle cable) that unplugs. I was wondering if I could just buy a longer IEC lead and use that? I was thinking about getting a 5m lead and cutting it...
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    Electrical Training.. where to start?

    Hi Thanks for the help. I'll check them out! Joe
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    Electrical Training.. where to start?

    Hi I hope someone can help me out with this.. I've been doing property maintenance for about 10 years (I'm 29 now) Previously I worked for a guy that was an electrician, so he did the main electrical stuff and I just ran new cables, wired in lights, sockets etc etc and he just checked...
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    Rev's drop and car stalls when changing gear?

    Do I need to replace it or clean it? Thanks
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    Rev's drop and car stalls when changing gear?

    yes Sorry I forgot to post the details of the car. 2000 Ford Focus 1.8 estate ghia
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    Rev's drop and car stalls when changing gear?

    Hi I hope someone can help me. My car has developed a problem.. When I need to slowdown and change down a gear (at junctions, turning etc) my car rev's drop right down when I push in the clutch and the engine stalls. I can get the car started again pretty quick but my power steering...
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    Ford Focus 2000 Central Locking Problem

    Hi I'm after some help and this site looked like a good place to ask. I've got a Ford Focus 1.8 Estate. When I try locking the car on the drivers door using the key or just using the button on the key fob... the car locks then unlocks. Only way to lock it, is to use the key on the...
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