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Electrician Help Needed - Dishwasher Shockkkkk

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8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago
Hi Guys

I have an electrical fault of some sort with a dishwasher. Simply put, when I open the dishwasher and run something under the tap and I tough the metal casing on the inside of the dishwasher I get a a shock. However if i touch the metal on the inside of the dishwasher with wet hands it is fine, likewise when I run something under the tap its OK. Its only when I have running water on one hand and touching the dishwasher with the other that I get the shock. The dishwasher is new.

Thanks to anyone who can help as this is getting shocking!!!
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8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago
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1 Like #1
Grounding wire of tap/dishwasher is a bit foobah?
#2
its not a static charge then???
banned 1 Like #3
the earthing of your taps/pipes/sink is not properly connected.

there should be an earth strap connected to each and then to a discharge point.

need to get someone to check the earthing for you. shouldnt take long assuming that access is quite easy, couple of hours max.
#4
thanks guys, dont think its static, I will trace all the earth straps as see where it takes me - rep left
#5
i had this problem we thought it was the dishwasher but when we replaced it we still had the problem
an electrician came and said there was a fault somewhere upstairs with the wiring and he has turned all electric bar 2 plugs off
we are now waiting for our housing association to re-wire the whole house :(
hopefully yours is down to the earth which we originally thought our problem was
#6
Call an electrician, your method of fault finding can lead to death.

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