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Help for Lost Power to a Bathroom GFCI Outlet

How to Repair a Bathroom GFI Outlet: Troubleshooting Bathroom Electrical Circuit Problems and Testing a Bathroom GFCI Outlet.


Bathroom GFI Outlet
Electrical Question: I bought a home that is 30 years old. In one bathroom the light and bath exhaust fan and GFCI outlet switch has no power.

Please help me!

This electrical wiring question came from: Alishahzad, a Homeowner from Lodi, California.

Additional Comments: Nice website, and helps me get the job done fast!

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Alishahzad.

How to Repair a Bathroom GFI Outlet

Preparation
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools a Voltage Tester or Plug-In Circuit Analyzer.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the extent of the GFCI electrical repairs.
Precaution: Identify the bathroom outlet circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

Lost Power to a Bathroom GFCI Outlet

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