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Articles about Electrical Wiring: Trouble Shooting Questions



Receptacles Not Getting Full Power

July 23, 2017 by Dave Rongey

Why Do I Have 70 Volts on a 120 Volt Receptacle? How to Troubleshoot and Repair Outlet Problems, The Most Common Problem with Electric Outlets and How to Repair Them.

Possible Causes of Lost Electrical Power

January 1, 2017 by Dave Rongey

What would cause a circuit to loose power after an electrical storm? How to Diagnose Electrical Problems and Lost Power After Electrical Storm.

Cut Extension Cord Causes Power Loss to Outlets

October 11, 2016 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Fix a Outlet that Lost Power after an Extension Cord Has Been Cut or Damaged? Locate and Restore Power to an Outlet Circuit Has Lost Power.

How to Fix a Tripping GFI Outlet For a Refrigerator or Freezer

August 29, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator? Solve the Problem of a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet.

Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets

August 29, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire Two GFI Outlets: GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers, Bathroom GFCI Outlet, GFCI Outlet Circuit for a Bathroom, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.

Converting Light Fixture Voltage

November 12, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Changing Light Fixture Voltage: 120 to 220 Volt Light Fixture Conversion, I moved to another country from the US and brought three 120 volt lamps that I would like to use here.

Electrical Troubleshooting Home Electrical Problems

August 27, 2010 by Dave Rongey

an air conditioner has all of a sudden stopped working. It seems to have a 120V plug. Can a Socket go bad, could it be a wire, or the circuit breaker itself…

Solve GFCI Circuit Faults

September 3, 2011 by Dave Rongey

I have a GFCI outlet in the garage that protects all the outlets inthe garage, bathrooms and outside. It trips 4-6 time a week…

Why Summer Heat May Cause Problems with Electrical Circuits

July 16, 2010 by Dave Rongey

This is a very common electrical problem that occurs when the outside temperatures rise which will cause the electrical loads…

Electrical Question From Michael about Troubleshooting

June 3, 2010 by Dave Rongey

I have a electrical heated floor and had to shorten the wire in the floor.

Question – There is Power Going to the Fixture, But it Still Isn’t Working

February 23, 2009 by Dave Rongey

Because your old existing fixture stopped working it seems that there is a problem with the fixture circuit.

Question – Identifying the Wires

February 23, 2009 by Dave Rongey

Why do I have two black wires on the fixture?

Question – Dimmer Switches Can Cause Bulbs to Hum

February 23, 2009 by Dave Rongey

The humming you hear is actually the bulb filament vibrating.

Question – Halogen Bulbs

February 20, 2009 by Dave Rongey

Do halogen bulbs smell when they’re about to go out?

Question – Troubleshooting a Dryer Plug

February 20, 2009 by Dave Rongey

What causes a 240 volt outlet to give only 120 volts?

Question – Troubleshooting a Dryer Outlet – Part 1

February 20, 2009 by Dave Rongey

After a lightning storm, some plugs don’t work and the dryer tries to come on, but won’t start.

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