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Electrical Project: How should I Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker for my Garage Electric Panel?

I need to fix some electrical problems with my garage wiring.

Your comments would be much appreciated.

This electrical project came from: John, from Vancouver, Canada.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical project John.

How to Fix Garage Electrical Wiring Problems

Application: Troubleshooting and Repairing Garage Electrical Wiring Problems.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced. This electrical wiring project is best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or Certified Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester or Volt Ohm Meter or plug-in circuit analyzer.
Estimated Time: Depends on the age of the home and the condition of the electrical wiring and access to the circuit wiring to be inspected, evaluated and repaired.
Precaution: Identify the circuit at the electric panel, turn it OFF and then Tag it with a Note before performing any wiring inspections or electrical repairs.

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