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Articles about GFCI

Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?

Updated: January 16, 2020 by: Dave Rongey

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

How to Identify GFCI Outlet Problems

Updated: October 15, 2019 by: Dave Rongey

Vic in Beaver, Pennsylvania asks: 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.

50 Amp GFCI Trips When the Outlet is Installed

Updated: April 2, 2019 by: Dave Rongey

Michael in Ohio asks: Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.

Why a Garage Lost Power to Outlets

Updated: October 28, 2018 by: Dave Rongey

I lost power in my garage, how can I fix this? Why Garage Outlets Trip Off and How to Reset the Power.

How to Repair a Tripping GFCI Outlet

Updated: March 20, 2018 by: Dave Rongey

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.

Why Christmas Lights Make the Outlet Trip Off

Updated: December 16, 2015 by: Dave Rongey

Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.

Troubleshooting Possible Faults in Home Wiring

Updated: August 15, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

What are the possible fault in home wiring, generator, and their remedies…

Troubleshooting Bathroom Electrical Problems

Updated: July 22, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Lights in bathroom will not turn on-Breaker wont snap into position and test will not go off…

Why Exterior Electrical Outlets Stop Working

Updated: July 14, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Recently the exterior outlets have gone out. The effected areas are the entrance outlet, the rear outlet, the exterior light as well as the outlet inside the garage…

Identifying Causes of GFI Outlet Problems

Updated: July 12, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

GFI plug only works when I don’t have the load lines connected. When I connect load lines I get no power at all.

Electrical Question From Anthony About Troubleshooting

Updated: June 2, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Question: I guess I’ll describe what I did and then ask the question. I wired my pool pump motor. From the house I have 110/115V going into an outdoor outlet box that contains a GFI outlet. These wires went into the line terminals.