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We woke up with no power in the bedroom and one wall of another room. We checked circuit breakers and all are live and getting power.
Is a GFCI breaker required if GFCI receptacles are present in the bathrooms and kitchen? Does having both receptacle and breaker GFCI rated provide greater protection…
Will a Square D QO20M100 panel accept a 20 amp tandem breaker to add one circuit to a full panel…
Question: why does my main switch red not trip when i send a fault current through it.
The solution is to have new circuits installed for specific areas or devices which would eliminate the possibility of…
If the circuit trips off immediately then this could be a short in the circuit wiring or components. If the circuit trips after the ceiling fans have…
An electric dryer requires a dedicated 30 amp 220 volt circuit. Double check that the circuit breaker is a double or 2-pole circuit breaker and its says ……
The electrical load of the toaster and the microwave over exceed the amperage of the existing shared circuit.
Question: I currently have a 100 amp service and am considering adding a hot tub. My panel is full with 12 15A, 7 20A, and 1 60A (double pole) breakers. I have 2 refrigerators, a max of 3 window AC units in the summer, a whirlpool tub, and the usual assortment of kitchen appliances and electronics and a treadmill.
Question: What is the internal connection of a 220v breaker? Does it trip only if current over its rating is detected phase to phase? Also what is the internal connection of a 3 phase breaker?
Question: I have a 120 volt buffer that draws 12 amps and is rated at 1500 rpm and is dc rectified.