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Old 11-19-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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"We have had two flood lights and a pond pump connected to the outside outlet all summer. Now all of a sudden when we turn on both flood lights (the pond pump is off for the winter) the gfci beaker is tripped. I changed the junction box and replaced it, but it still trips when both lights are on. Don't know what to do from here.

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Old 11-19-2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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Disconnect one light at a time and retest.
Continue this until you locate the problem.

Is the pond pump close to the house, oris a receptacle wired close to the pond.
Divide and conquer is the way to trouble shoot this.

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:10 PM   #3
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I would megger the pond wire first.Maybe saw better days.
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