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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.



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.



How To Wire Two Light Switches


Wiring a Light Switch – How Can I Wire Two Light Switches to Control One Light Fixture? The Key to Wiring Light Switches, Wiring Three Way Switches and Four Way Switches.



How to Fix Outlets that are Not Working


How to Repair Wiring and Splices in Outlet Boxes: Be sure to double check the wiring and any splices in the outlet box where you have seen the heated neutral.



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


Why do my Outlets not have Full Electrical Power? How to Troubleshoot Electrical Power Problems.



What To Do When The Main Circuit Breaker Trips Off


How to Identify an Electrical Problem: Tripping Main Circuit Breaker or Blown Fuse, What to do About a Home Electrical Problem.



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.



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.



Why Outlets Stop Working


How to Identify and Repair Outlets: What happened to make my outlets stop working? The most common reasons why wall outlets stop working and how they are repaired.



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.



What is a Parallel Circuit


How can I troubleshoot a problem with a Multi-Wire Branch Circuit? The Difference Between Series and Parallel Electrical Circuit Wiring.



How to Repair a Tripping GFCI Outlet


GFI and GFCI Questions: The GFCI Does Not Always Trip, Lost Power to Other Plugs and Light, The GFI to my Bathroom Quit Working. How to Fix Common Problems with GFCI Outlets, Guide to Troubleshoot and Repair a GFCI Outlet Problem.



You Replaced A Light Switch – Now Things Do Not Work Right


I replaced a switch but now some things are not working right, how do I fix this? How to Fix Light Switch Wiring.



Basement Outlets Are Not Working


Why did my outlets on the stop working? How to Troubleshoot a Outlet Circuit Problem.



How to Identify Electrical Problems


Why did my lights and outlets stop working? Identifying Electrical Wiring Problems when lights and outlets are not working.



Adding a LED Light Fixture with a Dimmer Switch


Will my existing lights work with a new LED light fixture? Adding a Non Dimmable LED Light Fixture.



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