Articles about GFCI Outlets
David in Pennsylvania asks: I went to plug my extension cord into the ground fault and it tripped and could not be reset. I stretched the cord into the living room and plugged it into a receptacle which I could smell wires burning.
Lanny in Minnesota asks: Can a GFCI circuit breaker take the place of a GFCI Outlet? Would it be considered to meet NEC Code Requirements?
Why does an outdoor LED light fixture trip a GFI Outlet? This electrical wiring question is about an Electrical Problem with a GFCI Outlet in the Back Yard of a Old Home that is connected to an LED Light Fixture.
How to Wire GFCI Circuits and GFI Outlets: How do I wire a GFCI Breaker for more than one circuit?
What is causing a GFCI Outlet to trip off? How to Identify and Correct GFCI Outlet Problems, The Most Common Problems with GFCI Outlets, Troubleshoot, Locate and Fix GFCI Outlet Problems.
How to Install 15 amp GFCI Outlet Wiring: Understanding Electrical Circuit Wiring for Outlets Protected by GFCI.
How to Wire a GFCI Outlet with a Switch – There are a few different methods that are used to wire GFI Outlets but all start with locating the Line side of the GFCI Receptacle where the power source is attached as described.
How Many Outlets can be wired to One GFCI – The limitation of the number of outlets that may be wired to or protected by one GFCI outlet will depend on the actual circuit and where it is located and what it will be used for.
How to Reset GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers to Restore Electrical Power: Locating and Testing GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers.
Wiring a Kitchen GFCI Outlet – The LINE and LOAD areas of the GFCI Outlet refer to the wires coming from the power source, and the LOAD area refers to wiring that may branch out to other outlets that may be protected by the GFCI outlet.
Should freezers or fridges in the house be connected to circuits covered by an RCD…
I am replacing a GFCI per the instructions and I am hooked up on the LINE side (Black (hot), white and ground….