If on a crawl space, look to see if there is an outlet for any equipment that may be under the house (air handler, water heater, etc). Thanks 08-22-04,10:08 PM #7 Rlfrazee Visiting Guest Just as an example in my home the garage outlets and the front outside outlet are on my bathroom GFCI. If you had none in the house like an oll original 50's house might then the GFI throry is shaky. I am starting to go crazy at this point and need to know how to troubleshoot this problem. have a peek at this web-site
The outlet is GFCI and controls 2 outside outlets. Do we replace the insulation?This is an archived post. THe other outlet, "the freezer outlet", has my husbands toy race car plugged into it. replyto Daniel Lewis Graham 11 months ago Subject: Gfi Maybe another GFI on the same circuit that you need to reset replyto Graham E.
The TV shut off and I noticed my laptop was not registering that it was plugged in. This means that even standard outlets will no longer work after a GFCI shuts down power. The other 2.5 bathrooms didn't have a GFI. Where else would someone put a GFI outlet especially if there isn't one in the 2.5 bathrooms upstairs? 03-12-2011, 07:55 PM #4 480sparky View Profile 480sparky I own stock
Because electrical work can be dangerous, it's recommended that you leave repairs to a professional electrician. For the garage breaker, I pushed the "test" button 08-23-04,09:46 AM #13 John Nelson Member Join Date Sep 2000 Posts 18,497 The "test" button trips the breaker. It didn't have a spring-loaded cover. Outside Outlets Not Working Help of fresh copper wire (check the instructions on the wire connector container for the exact stripping length).
Garages, basements and laundry rooms are common locations. Outside Gfci Outlet Keeps Tripping I went to the power panel and switched off then on every fuse/breaker too. All outlets work 8/17/2016 8/17/2016 urelectrician I was helping a friend with an outlet that burned up on him. 8/12/2016 8/12/2016 urelectrician I'm wiring a mirror with lights all around. It's usually next to an entry/exit door, or might be in the garage if you have one.
In either case, solving the problem requires additional electrical testing that we won’t cover here. While it's true that many of them don't play well with 120V, you could hook one to the dead end of the circuit and trace it backward. Outside Outlet Not Working After Rain Having the larger panel, especially if 200 amp capacity all the way from the meter, can be a selling point (or rather, lack of a negative point) to a potential buyer Outdoor Outlet Not Working Wet Humming sources include (not in any particular order, a + in front means likely or common source of humming, - means rare or not likely): 1)+ toilet fill valve - slightly
Typically, only one GFCI outlet is needed *IF* the outlets are chained together on the same circuit breaker (but it is OK for each to be GFCI).First thing I would check Check This Out The backyard outside outlet is a GFCI type. I have reset/tested every GFI plug I can find. Each uses only as much electricity as is used in the circuits - the panel itself does not consume any electricity, so no long-term impact there. Outside Gfci Outlet Won't Reset
The two outdoor outlets are not GFCI because I don't see the "Test" button. Now we are reset and we will go check our outlet on the porch. Home Improvement Writer: Benjamin Roussey If you have been trying to put up lights to decorate your garden for a party or to enhance the security and found that the outdoor Source Join Date: Jan 2009 Location: Iowa Posts: 10,561 Rewards Points: 7,804 Re: Outside Outlets Not Working Quote: Originally Posted by Inner10 How about a TG100 toner, they only cost about 75
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I've check literally ever other outlet and GFCI in the entire house. *sigh* replyto E. It may cost more, but at least you know that you can reset it right at the outlet. 12-10-10,08:56 AM #20 StevieGirl Member Join Date Dec 2010 State MN Posts 1 permalinkembedsave[–]IT_Chef[S] -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(0 children)Every home in the neighborhood has the same amount of exterior outlets that were installed during the initial home build permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldaboutblogaboutsource codeadvertisejobshelpsite rulesFAQwikireddiquettetransparencycontact usapps Outdoor Outlet Not Working After Rain If your basement plugs or lights are not working look all around e basement for a “tripped” GFCI receptacle.
Ask an Electrician Online. Where is the electric panel located in your home?Do any of the outside outlets have gfi's in them?Does the wall outlet in your garage still work? ie. have a peek here MORE: How Much Does It Cost to Rewire a House?
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Requested Username: Please enter a valid username Username already exists Username cannot contain spaces or special characters Password: Please enter a password Forgot Your Password? ABR Electric 2,840 views 1:48 How to troubleshoot an electrical outlet and extension cord - Duration: 8:06. We then proceeded to try the old outlet again, and the darn thing works only with the old outlet. Both are just as safe - the 200 amp one will just have many more breaker slots, allowing way more circuits, and providing more room for expansion in the future, especially
Sign in to report inappropriate content. Unscrew the suspect fuse and replace it with one of the same type and amperage.After you unplug all the devices from the dead outlets, the next step is to What do i do? Thanks Sponsored Links 08-22-04,06:37 AM #2 HandyRon Member Join Date Dec 2001 Posts 1,365 Most likely the two receptacles are GFCI protected by another receptacle on the same circuit.
ANd yes, its a matter of finding the problem. Best to cut off the stripped ends and re-strip. These telltale signs aren’t always present, though, which is why you should double-check the connections by gently bending each wire to see if it moves under the screw. Our Pro Network: DrywallTalk.com | ElectricianTalk.com | HVACSite.com | PaintTalk.com | PlumbingZone.com | RoofingTalk.com | DIYChatroom.com Go to Page...
That was until "behind the water heater" was mentioned. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Outdoor Outside Exterior Electrical Outlet Not Working ~ No Power Reset KungFuMaintenance SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe20,61520K Loading... Are they both just as safe? It's common to have an indoor switch that controls outdoor outlets.
I checked the wire from the main breaker to on of the washroom plug its look like disconnected from somewhere but the wire between the both washrooms is connected also I permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]NinjaCoder 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Often a single GFCI outlet protects all of the exterior outlets, and it is often located in the garage... GFCIs are typically placed in bathrooms, laundry rooms, kitchens, garages, basements, and outdoors.