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My light fixture does not work right, what is wrong?

by Dave Rongey

I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right. How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch.


Why do my outlets have 120 volts and nothing works?

by Dave Rongey

My outlets are reading 120V on my meter but when I plug something in they do not work. Why Electrical Outlets May Not be Working.


Testing 220 Volts

by Dave Rongey

Testing 220 Volt Electrical Circuit Wiring: On a 220 volt circuit I am getting 120 between green and black and green and the red wire, is this correct?


Troubleshooting Electrical Outlet Problems

by Dave Rongey

Some of my outlets are not working and will work only if something is plugged into a different outlet: How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Outlet Problems.


Basic Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems

by Dave Rongey

How should I troubleshoot a problem with a ceiling fan remote control? The Most Common Causes of Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems.


Why Is Part Of My Home Electrical Power Not Working?

by Dave Rongey

Why did we loose electric power to some areas of our house? How to Troubleshoot and Identify an Outlet Circuit Problem: The power is not working in some areas as well as two outlets on the outside of the house.


How to Repair a Light Circuit

by Dave Rongey

Why are my lights not working? When I was replacing a light fixture two wires touched and all three lights stopped working. How to Repair a Light Circuit.


Changed a Light Bulb Now Fixture Does Not Work

by Dave Rongey

What caused a light fixtures to stop working after I changed the light bulb? Homes with old electrical wiring could experience problems that will require some electrical trouble shooting to locate the problem.


Possible Causes of Lost Electrical Power

by Dave Rongey

What would cause a circuit to loose power after an electrical storm? How to Diagnose Electrical Problems and Lost Power After Electrical Storm.


Electrical Repairs For Light Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

Why did a light socket pop when I changed the light bulb, which caused all the lights in the fixture to go out? How to Repair a Light Fixture Switch or Socket Problem.


Checking Light Fixture Wiring Connections

by Dave Rongey

I am adding more light fixtures, the new lights do not work, but the original light does work, what did I do wrong? Common Problems with Light Fixtures and Dimmer Switches and How to Fix Them.


How Can I Discover What is Tripping Off my Circuit Breaker?

by Dave Rongey

How can I find out what is tripping a circuit breaker? How to Identify an Electrical Problem and Circuit Failure.


Electric Stove Hot Plates Not Heating

by Dave Rongey

Why are my Defy Stove hot plates not heating up all the way? How to Repair or Replace DEFY Hot Plates.


Electrical Question about a HVAC Unit That Trips The Circuit Breaker

by Dave Rongey

How to Locate Problems with an HVAC System: Common Problems with HVAC, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Units


Bathroom Light Fixture Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Connect Light Fixture Wiring: How to Determine the Cause of a Tripping Circuit Breaker for a Bathroom Light, Light Fixture Wiring Connections, Bathroom Light Fixture Wire Size.


Electrical Question about Outdoor Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Lighting Problem with a CFL Lamp: The Most Common Problems with a CFL Dusk to Dawn Fluorescent Light and How to Fix Them.


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