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Old 07-01-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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My circuit breaker from the furnace/air is 125v. Last night I notice a gurgling sound coming from the wires leading into this breaker. I bought a new breaker and installed and I still have the same sound. Anyone know why this would happen and is it dangerous?

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Gurgling? can't say I have ever heard anybody describe a sound emanating from an electrical panel as gurgling.

The only thing I can think of is the bus that the breaker connects to is burned and you are getting arcing. Pull the breaker and look at the bus (do not touch it as it is energized). Look at the old breaker too for signs of arcing (black or burned spots).

what brand of panel is this?

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I've never heard of gurgling in a panel either. Could it be sommething behind the wall like a water leak or a critter of some kind?
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