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Articles about Troubleshooting

Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?


How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.



Why Your Light Fixture May Not Be Working


Glen in Texas asks; Light Fixture Problems and How to Fix Them: Identify a Problem Wire Splice, Repairing an Electrical Wire Splice.



Light Fixture Circuit Wiring


How to Make Electrical Wiring Connections for Home Light Fixtures: Typical Wiring Mistake with Light Fixture and How to Fix It.



How to Locate an Electrical Wiring Problem


I have a very unique problem in a home where on a 20 amp circuit the bare conductor is carrying the positive or hot side of the 120 volt and the black conductor is acting as the ground and the white is the neutral.



How To Troubleshoot Electrical Outlet Wiring Problems


How can I find out why my outlets are not working? How to Identify Electrical Wiring Problems with Outlets and Wall Plugs, Checking Outlet Wiring, Troubleshooting an Outlet Circuit.



Electrical Voltage Problems and Solutions


What to do about Abnormal Electrical Voltage Problems: The Most Common Electrical Power Problems that Affect Voltage.



Causes of Dim or Flickering Lights


What would cause lights to flicker and go dim then brighter? Common Problems that Cause Dim and Flickering Lights.



Could there be a Problem with our Main Circuit Breaker?


Why does our house have partial power, is there a problem with our panel? Electrical storms, or changing an outlet that shorts out and causes sparks can cause a number of problems with the home electrical system.



Electrical Repairs For Light Fixtures


Why did a light socket pop when I changed the light bulb, which caused all the lights in the fixture to go out? How to Repair a Light Fixture Switch or Socket Problem.



Why a Neutral Electrical Circuit Wire May Be Hot


What could be causing the copper ground and neutral wire be hot? Power went out in bathroom and I checked the circuit breaker, and the GFCI and it seems fine.



Causes of Incorrect Electrical Voltage


Why is the Voltage wrong at the Electric Service Panel? How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage Readings.



How to Identify GFCI Outlet Problems


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.



Outlet Circuit Troubleshooting


How to Identify the Cause when Power is Lost to an Electrical Outlet Circuit: Methods to identify the majority of the home electrical wiring problems and outlet wiring failures.



How Much Power an Electric Panel Has Left


How can I find out the amount of amperage available in my 200 amp Panel?



Why Is My Voltage Not Right After My Circuit Breaker Tripped Off?


How to Restore an Electric Circuit: Check the voltage of both legs of power to ground, or test receptacle outlets and devices in the home. If it is found that the voltage is still not correct you may need to call a qualified electrical contractor to make a few tests to identify the problem and make the necessary repairs.



Electrical Troubleshooting Lost Outlet Power


Common Causes for Lost Power to Outlets and Switches on a GFCI Circuit: Troubleshooting No Power to a Living Room and GFCI, Free Electrical Help, Learn Electric Wiring.



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