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Old 04-18-2012, 10:56 AM   #1
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light and fan downtream won't tirp


I currently have a shower light and fan wired downstream from a GFCI receptacle. I am pretty sure they are wired into the load side of the GFCI. I will make sure again after work today. My problem right now is the light and fan does not trip when the TEST button is pushed. Only the receptacle will trip.


What did I do wrong?

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My guess is you did not wire it correctly.

Is this a new gfci?

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yes, its a new GFCI.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:17 AM   #4
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Just in case,
It should look lime this.

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Check the wiring when you get home.
Make sure of the line and load termnials.
If you have a meter, check the load side with the wires disconnected.

It is either wired incorrectly, or a defective gfci.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:09 PM   #6
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They are not connected to the LOAD side or the receptacle is defective.

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