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Old 07-25-2011, 08:53 PM   #1
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Electricity goes off and comes back on often allby itself.

House built 1988, has intermittent electrical problem. Can't find reason for our power to stop on one circuit and the rest of the house is still on. All the big items are the same circuit along with a few small outlets/switches. Stove, micro, dishwasher, washer, dryer and a few outlets. what causes it? Breakers or internal?


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Old 07-25-2011, 09:05 PM   #2
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Call your POCO. Get them to check their end.


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Old 07-26-2011, 07:02 AM   #3
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You need to check for loose connections. While you are at ti, it, tighten up all the sxcc x screws n adnd sa adnd set screws holding things wires on in the breaker panel.

Leave the big lugs in the panel fo r someone with lots of experionece to tighten up for you.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:37 PM   #4
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Could be many things .
most likely poco has problems !
Do you have two hots at main panel !
Could be loose connections,
Faulty switchs,
Faulty breaker.
Faulty service fuse.
Call poco first !
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