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Why Light Circuit Stops Working

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Repair a Light Circuit that Stopped Working

Home Light Circuit Stops Working

Electrical Question: Light circuit quit working 12 years after house was built (homeowner built, passed state inspections, no problems). Four 2-pole switches, no outlets, grounded. No light works, breaker does not trip (swapped breaker, no change). 115 VAC across switch terminals, on OR off, all four switches. In sockets, 48 VAC when switch is on, 0.2 VAC when switch is off. Doesn’t make sense to me. What should I look for now?

This electrical question came from: Harry, a Homeowner from Carr, Colorado.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Harry.

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