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Why a Garage Lost Power to Outlets

I lost power in my garage, how can I fix this? Why Garage Outlets Trip Off and How to Reset the Power.


Garage GFCI Receptacle Outlets and Electrical Circuits
Electrical Question: I lost power in my garage, how can I fix this?

This electrical question came from: Stephen, a Homeowner from Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Stephen.

How Garage Receptacle Outlets are Protected by GFCI

Stephen, from what you have described, it is probable that there is a GFCI receptacle outlet in your garage that has tripped off and just needs to be reset.

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