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Articles about Troubleshooting

Causes of Inconsistent Voltage On a Circuit


Why is there inconsistent voltage on a lighting circuit? Possible causes of a Light Circuit with Incorrect Voltage.



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.



How to Identify Electrical Problems


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



Heated Outlet and the Cause of Lost Power


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.



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.



Troubleshooting Half Power At The Electrical Panel


The breaker panel in my house will only let every other breaker work…



Why A Bathroom Light May Not Be Working


Why are my Bathroom Lights Not Working? Some bathroom GFI outlets may provide power to the bathroom light fixture. the bathroom GFI outlet should be checked to see if it has tripped off.



Cause of No Power to a Home Electrical Circuit


Identifying the Cause of Lost Power to a Home Electrical Circuit: The process of troubleshooting to find the electrical problem.



Why Are There White Wires On My Switch?


Why White Wires are Sometimes Used for Light Switches: Wiring Light Switches with White Wires



Why did my computer screen just turn green?


I had this same thing happen to me. What I finally discovered is that the cable from the monitor to the computer was…



Electrical Question about Basement Outlets That Are Not Working


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



Changed a Light Bulb Now Fixture Does Not Work


What caused a light fixtures to stop working after I changed the light bulb? Homes with old electrical wiring could experience problems that will require some electrical trouble shooting to locate the problem.



Identifying Problems With an Electrical Circuit


How to Deal with Potential Electrical Problems: I have a whole circuit that goes out and then comes back on after about three hours



How to Locate a Voltage Problem


Why is the electrical circuit voltage not reading normal with a voltage tester? How to Locate a Voltage Problem, Electrical Tests for Locating the Cause of Incorrect Voltage.



Wiring a Irrigation Pump and Control


How to Wire an Irrigation Pump Motor: Determining the Pump Motor Circuit Size, Electrical Codes and Wiring a Pump Motor.



Troubleshooting Electrical Outlets


How to Repair an Outlet that Lost Power: Electrical Troubleshooting Methods for a Wall Outlet and Electrical Circuit Wiring.



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