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How to Fix an Electric Circuit Problem

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Locate and Repair Electrical Circuit Problems: Electrical tips for fixing an electrical circuit problem when lights and plugs do not work.

Troubleshooting an Electrical Circuit

Electrical Question: I am trying to find a problem with an electrical circuit. Could this be wired wrong?

This electrical troubleshooting question came from: Brent, from Springfield, Illinois.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical repair question Brent.

Electrical Tips for Fixing an Electrical Circuit Problem

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a Voltage Tester or a Circuit Tracer.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with hand tools and electrical troubleshooting skills.
Precaution: Identify the circuit with the electrical problem, turn it OFF and then Tag it with a Note before performing any wiring, inspections or electrical wiring repairs

How to Locate and Repair Electrical Circuit Problems

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