Why Several Electrical Circuits May Not Be Working
|By Dave Rongey - Summary:
How to Troubleshoot Home Electrical Circuit Problems – If the full power is not restored then it is very possible that your electrical service may have lost one side or one leg of the electrical power to the electrical service panel.
Possible Cause of Multiple Circuits Failing
- But ever since my fridge furnace garage and dryer will not work!
- I flipped all the circuit breakers multiple times.
- Why are certain things not working?
Background: Gillian, a Homeowner from Three Rivers Michigan
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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Gillian.
How to Troubleshoot Home Electrical Circuit Problems
- Gillian, make sure that the circuit breaker that has blown has been fully turned off then back on.
- If the full power is not restored then it is very possible that your electrical service may have lost one side or one leg of the electrical power to the electrical service panel.
- Voltage tests will need to be made by a competent electrician to identify the problem and then perform the necessary repairs.
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