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Repair a Garage Outlet Circuit that Trips the Breaker

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Troubleshooting a Garage Outlet Circuit: While using a new electric chainsaw I accidentally cut the extension cord. I got another cord,plugged it into the same outlet and had no power.

Electrical Troubleshooting for a Garage Outlet

Electrical Question: While using a new electric chainsaw I accidentally cut the extension cord. I got another cord, plugged it into the same outlet and had no power.

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you very much for your time and if more info is needed I’ll do my best to get it for you. Just please remember I’m no electrician,not by a long shot,so please excuse me for not knowing/using the proper terminology.
Thanks again,

This electrical wiring question came from Shane, in Iowa, Iowa.
Additional Comments: Just found this site and so far I’m liking it!

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

Troubleshooting  a Garage Outlet Circuit

Application: Troubleshooting an Outlet Circuit.
Skill Level: Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester or Volt Ohm Meter.
Estimated Time: Depends on the type and age of the electrical wiring and the access to the circuits and wiring to be evaluated.
Precaution: This is a project that should be performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor and typically requires specific tests of the electrical circuits.
Notice: Repairs to Home Electrical Wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes and installing new or replacement electrical parts or equipment may require a permit and inspections.

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