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Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.

Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair

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This electrical wiring question came from: Cory, a Handyman from Colorado Springs, Colorado
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 Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester or Continuity Tester
Estimated Time: Depends on experience and level of problem solving skills.
Precaution: Testing live wires is dangerous and should be done by an experienced individual only. Testing using a continuity tester should only be made after the circuit has been identified and turned OFF and Tagged.

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One Response to “Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem”
  1. Jason says:

    How to check and fix a problem where none of the wall outlets or the light in one room is not working. I’m assuming that all the outlets are on the same circuit. I have checked the breaker and its not tripped.