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Articles about Electrical Repair

Underground Wire to a Shed Panel


I had some 8-3 UFB with ground cable buried in my yard I want to re use it as the feeder for sub panel in a shed.



How to Repair Water Damaged Electrical Equipment


How can I Restore a Water Damaged Electric Motor and Electrical Equipment? How to Repair Water Damaged Motors and Electrical Equipment, The Process to Help Restore Water Damaged Electrical Equipment.



Why Kitchen Outlets Do Not Work


The 110 volt circuit the circuit breaker is not tripped, but appliances won’t work: Problems with 110Volt Kitchen Outlets and How to Fix Them, How to Test and Repair Kitchen Electrical Outlet Circuits.



Wire a Attic Exhaust Fan to a Thermostat Control


Wiring a Attic Exhaust Fan Electrical Question: How can I  control an attic fan (120 volt) with 2 wires (black and white) with a regular 24 volt thermostat. I am having an issue with how to wire a White Rodgers Emerson model # 90 113 SPDT Relay which is mounted to a 4×4 box. How […]



Problems that Can Cause Dim Lights


What would causes my lights to dim? How to Identify the Cause of Dim Lights, Electrical Questions and Answers about Dim Light Problems.



The Problem of Vandalized Electrical Wiring


How to Repair Vandalized Electrical Wiring: What is the best way to repair electrical wiring that has been vandalized? Dealing with the Problem of Vandalized Electrical Wiring.



How to Repair a Vacuum Cleaner Cord


I have a vacuum cleaner, the plug was acting up, it started to smoke and melted into the socket. Can this be fixed?



How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture


How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.



Help to Identify Outlet Power Failures


After a power outage some of the power outlets in my home quit working, what should I check? How to Identify Home Power Outage and Electrical Circuit Failures.



Why an Outlet Circuit Turns On and Off


Why does an outlet cut out and then it comes back on? How to Repair Outlet Circuit Problems, Common Receptacle Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them.



How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems


How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.



How to Replace Electric Outlets


Richard in Erie Pennsylvania asks: How to Chose and Install the Right Electrical Outlet: How should I update all my outlets to three prong grounded receptacle outlets?



How to Convert a 240 Volt Circuit to 120 Volt


How to Convert a Circuit from 240volt to 120volt: The Basics of converting a Dedicated 240 Volt Circuit to a 120 Volt Circuit.



Wiring Connections for a Heated Exhaust Fan


How to Check an Exhaust Fan Heater that Stopped Working: The circuit wiring for many heater exhaust fan units have temperature sensors installed and may be part of the blower circuit wiring which ensures that air movement is occurring to prevent a high temperature occurrence.



Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem


Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.



How to Repair a Ceiling Fan


Repair a Ceiling Fan: How to Identify and Repair Ceiling Fan Electrical Parts, Replacing Ceiling Fan Parts.



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