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Old 09-10-2011, 11:03 AM   #1
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Buzzing in main panel


I'm new to this forum and hope to get answer to my problem.
Every time the Ac compresor outside the house kick in I can hear little buzz in main panel.Lasts mili second and disapears.Noticed that the other day when napping in rec room downstairs,thats where the panel is.We bought the house 2 years ago and this is the first time that I heard that.House is about 60 years old.Any input from you guys greatly appreciated.

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Sounds like a breaker is going bad. Could be AC, main, both, or another one.

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Address the problem before it starts arcing at the bus connection.
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Which one is bus conection?
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The panel bus bar where the breaker clips into to make a connection. If this starts to burn, you'll have a real headache.
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I'm going to check that now ,look for burning marks where the breaker clips on.
Snap some pic too.
Guys thanx for your help so far

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