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Cut Extension Cord Causes Power Loss to Outlets


How Can I Fix a Outlet that Lost Power after an Extension Cord Has Been Cut or Damaged? How to Locate and Restore the Power to an Outlet Circuit Has Lost Power.



Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagram Black White Red and Green Wires


How to Connect the Black White Red and Green Wires of a Ceiling Fan: Connecting the white, black, blue and green wires.



Basic Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems


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



Receptacles Not Getting Full Power


Why Do I Have 70 Volts on a 120 Volt Receptacle? How to Troubleshoot and Repair Outlet Problems, The Most Common Problem with Electric Outlets and How to Repair Them.



Question – Dimmer Switches Can Cause Bulbs to Hum


The humming you hear is actually the bulb filament vibrating.



Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light


I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.



Why Summer Heat May Cause Problems with Electrical Circuits


What is causing a problem with my electrical power in my home? Guide to Troubleshooting Electric Circuit Problems.



Incorrect Outlet Ground Wire Could be a Shock Hazard


Is it safe to wire the ground wire to the neutral side of the outlet? Why a Ground Wire Should Not be Used as a Neutral Wire on a Receptacle Outlet.



How to Fix a Microwave Oven that is Tripping a GFCI Outlet


The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?



Does a GFCI Outlet Need to be Grounded?


Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?



What Size Conduit For Electrical Wires


What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.



How To Wire Light Fixture Cord Wires


How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.



Question – 200 Amp Main Circuit Breaker Tripping – Part 1


My 200 amp main electrical circuit breaker trips. Should I replace it?



Kitchen Range Circuit


How to Install Electrical Circuit Wiring for an Electric Range Circuit. I have an older home and the circuit to my existing range is 3 wire 40 amp.



How Do I Wire a Remote Control Ceiling Fan?


How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.



3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring


Installing a 3 way dimmer switch box with green, 2 reds and black.



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