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Articles about Troubleshooting

Electrical Question from Shannon about Outlet Wiring

Question: We have 2 floors in our house. Everything on the main floor is working fine. Upstairs, only the light switches will work. None of the outlets are working. We tried re-starting all the breakers for the house with no luck.


Electrical Question From Kevin About Oven Wiring

My kitchen stove, only 3 yrs. old has quit. I have power to the clock; burner lights come on, but no heat.


Electrical Question From Kevin About Home Wiring

Question: I was running a circular saw and my outlet stopped working. I reset all the breakers and it didn’t fix my problem. I also checked the jumper boxes in the basement thinking that it blew the wires loose with no success.


Electrical Question From Rick About Alarm System Wiring

Question: My wife and I moved into a house about a year and a half ago and there was already an alarm system installed, but not monitored. We never got the service, but the unit was on at the control panel and would occasionally beep. I thought it was a low battery, and I actually got it to quit for about a month.


Question – Electrical Troubleshooting Practices

Electrical troubleshooting requires testing procedures to find the problem.


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