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Jimmymage

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Dear all,

I am a new home owner and I recently found a bigger-than-usual outlet in my garage:

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My question is what is this outlet for? Thank you!
 

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Dear all,

I am a new home owner and I recently found a bigger-than-usual outlet in my garage:

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My question is what is this outlet for? Thank you!
As @westward it is a 3 wire dryer receptacle. It even has a disconnect installed where the outlet is mounted. It doesn’t require a disconnect at the outlet because you unplug it which is considered your disconnect
 

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