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Old 07-31-2011, 11:47 AM   #1
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Breaker to light switches is throwing


Lights in 3 rooms of house gone out worked few minutes ago , nothing but the light switches are not working and breaker throws everytime we try to turn it back on is it possible that the breaker it self is bad

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Breaker to light switches is throwing


If the breaker trips then you have a short somewhere on the circuit. Start opening device boxes in inspecting the wiring.

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