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Old 03-03-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Electrical Shut off but breaker did not trip


I have a situation where I have lost power on a large circuit but the breaker did not trip. What could be causing this? Please help.

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The breaker trips to the mid position, so to reset you turn it off then back on again.
What do you mean large circuit?

You could also have a loose or broken connection somewhere in the circuit.

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I have a situation where I have lost power on a large circuit but the breaker did not trip. What could be causing this? Please help.
Open hot wire or open neutral .... how about giving us a tad more information ....

What does this circuit control .. lights and receptacles or other ?

Also do what jbfan suggested
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Not even close to enough info.
What circut?
What would have caused it to trip?
How many amps?
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Something keeps tripping the ground. Trying to figure it out. Multiple recepticles on one circuit.
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Something keeps tripping the ground. Trying to figure it out. Multiple recepticles on one circuit.
Nothing trips the ground!

A little more detail will help.
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Found it. Found a loose white wire at a recepticle. Up and running again. Thanks guys.

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