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Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repair Questions and Answers about random electrical shocks, troubleshooting a garbage disposal circuit, troubleshooting a disposal that runs all the time, troubleshooting a light circuit, troubleshooting a smoking outlet, troubleshooting an added light switch, troubleshooting partial power to a 220 volt dryer, troubleshooting smoke detectors and receptacles, troubleshooting stove turns on lights, troubleshooting washing machine.

Random electrical shocks

Question: I recently bought a home that was originally constructed in 1920. In 1990 the former owners had an additional room and deck added to the side of the house.

Troubleshooting a garbage disposal circuit

Question: I put a garbage disposal in my kitchen. I installed a switch and one plug where the power comes together.

Troubleshooting a disposal that runs all the time

Question: My garbage disposal stopped working. The outlet it was plugged into also powered the dishwasher.

Troubleshooting a light circuit

Question: An electrician wired a single pole switch box to two ceiling flush mount fixture boxes. I can't figure out what they did to hook it all up now that I finished the room.

Troubleshooting a smoking outlet

Question: Sunday a toilet broke in my house and i had to call the water dept to shut off my water. The next day my dad replaced the toilet and turned the water back on from the meter.

Troubleshooting an added light switch

Question: I just purchased a house and notice that the wash room light switch is in the corner inside the room, approximately 6' away from the door.

Troubleshooting partial power to a 220 volt dryer

Question: Dryer has partial power and certain other wall plugs are out after a lightning storm. The dryer tries to come on but doesn't have enough power to start.

Troubleshooting smoke detectors and receptacles

Question: My homes smoke detectors, one(1)upstairs bedroom and hall lights all run on the same circuit.

Troubleshooting stove turns on lights

Question: Our electrical wiring is messed up everything is working back words. The stove turns on the kitchen lights and washing machine works when you push in the control.

Troubleshooting washing machine

Question: The outlet for my washer machine stopped working. The fuse in the electrical box does not trip.

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