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Tripped Circuit Breaker and Lost Power to Outlets

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How to Fix Outlets that Lost Power
Electrical Question: How can I find out what caused my outlets to loose power?

I had a circuit breaker trip off which powers the bedroom and living room.

This electrical question came from: Greg in Indiana.

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Thanks for your electrical question Greg.

Repair Abnormal or Lost Power at Electrical Plugs and Outlets

Application: Testing an Electric Outlet Circuit for Faults.
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 and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with hand tools and electrical troubleshooting skills.
Precaution: Identify the outlet circuit, turn it OFF and then Tag it with a Note before performing any wiring or inspections.
Note: Electrical troubleshooting for outlets is best performed by a qualified electrical contractor or local electrician.

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