Originally Posted by edscott
There is one outlet that I know of that is causing the circuit breaker to pop. This has happened multiple times, to where I have had to buy 2 new breakers over the last 4-5 years. When I replace the breaker with the new one and reinstall the panel cover, the breaker trips. When I take the cover off and turn the breaker back on, it stays on. Once I try to reinstall the cover again, the breaker trips again. If I leave the cover off, the breaker stays working.
Couple questions for you, does the breaker trip if you just hold the panel cover on or after you install the screws to hold it?
Have you (with the power off) pulled the receptacle out that you know caused the trip, just to make sure there was nothing wrong with it?