6. Overload, iron back "on"


When the steam iron switched itself back on to stay hot, the current required to operate simultaneously the iron, toaster, and hair dryer exceeded the 20 A rating of the fuse.
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Last updated Oct. 3, 1996.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1996.