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Old 01-29-2008, 06:01 AM   #1
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I'm a real noob so it doesn't take much to get me stumped. I've suddenly lost 80% of the devices on a circuit. No power in the outlets, the light switch doesn't work, yet the bathroom devices all work, all on the same circuit. With my limited understanding, I always thought it was all or none on any given circuit. I popped the fuse and it was OK (SO complained she was trying to wash her face ) If it means anything, I know there's a faulty GFCI in the bathroom but I don't see how that could affect the rest of a circuit. Any ideas? TIA for all your help.

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Oops, I should have done a search first. I'll pop the receptacles today and see if anything obvious turns up.

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Old 01-29-2008, 07:20 PM   #3
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You learn something new every day. The GFI popped. It never worked since we bought the house and now it does. Go figure. Outlets are live again.
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Old 01-29-2008, 09:45 PM   #4
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Man, I wish all the problems were this easy...
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