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ByDave Rongey © Ask the Electrician 2017 Author, Licensed Electrical Contractor
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Repairing a Kitchen Outlet

How can I fix a kitchen outlet that quit working? How To Identify and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit, Troubleshooting Guide for Repairing a Kitchen Outlet Circuit Problem.

Guide for Repairing a Kitchen Outlet Problem
Electrical Question: How can I fix a kitchen outlet that quit working?

I have one outlet in my kitchen that quit working.

This electrical wiring question came from: Omar, a Handyman from Franklin, Kentucky.

Dave’s Reply:

Thanks for your electrical wiring question Omar.

How To Identify and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit

Application: Repair a Kitchen Outlet.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools a Voltage Tester or Plug-In Circuit Analyzer.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools, the extent of the electrical repairs the number of outlets that are affected.
Precaution: Identify the kitchen outlet circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

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