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Old 12-19-2011, 07:24 AM   #1
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Finally got around to that breaker

Went in there to change one to afci and found this.

Is this corrosion? And why is it only one? I know most of the house breakers are on the right, but it never feels warm or hums. I really hope this isn't going to be a another problem to have to get fixed. Here's a large pic of the entire panel if anyone wanted to look it over. It's a GE panel with all GE breakers except the one for the AC. It's a Siemen breaker for some reason.


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Old 12-19-2011, 07:34 AM   #2
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It looks like you have a bad connection at the main breaker. Probably internal to the main breaker itself.

OR a bad bus bar connection where the main bus bar attaches to the extender bar up to the main.

You might want to remove those breakers to examine for loose/bad connection(s) on the bus.

In a case like this, I'd opt for changing the whole guts of the panel.



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Old 12-19-2011, 05:36 PM   #3
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Thanks. So many issues with this house.
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