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Fixing Lost Electrical Power in a Garage

How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage – Be sure about the condition of the circuit breakers or fuses. Circuit breakers may appear to be in the ON position when they may be tripped OFF.

Identifying Lost Power in a Garage

My friend made an attempt at fixing a broken light switch in his garage and accidentally touched the ground wire to the circuit.

This electrical wiring question came from: Nick, a Student from Lockport, NY

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Nick.

How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage

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