Sparking Light Switch Tripped a Breaker
By Dave Rongey
Summary: Electrical Switches Question:
Hi, I have a problem with my light switch. it sparked a every time I switch it on and off.
Why a Sparking Light Switch Tripped a Breaker
Electrical Switch Question:
I have a problem with my light switch. It sparked every time I switch it on and off.
After turning off and then on the main service switch my refrigerator and lights did not turn back on. I was wondering what the problem was.
Hi Sam - Great Electrical Repair Question!
This sounds like a problem at the light fixture, the wires leading to the fixture or at the light switch box.
A process of elimination will discover the cause.
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Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring
Do-it-yourself electrical switches projects can be rewarding, but please be careful!
Always make sure the circuit is off. NEVER work on live electrical circuits.
For best results contact a Licensed Electrical Contractor
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