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Old 11-25-2011, 06:48 PM   #1
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lights stop working

my living room lights and outside door light stopped working. they are on the same double switch plate.....also my light next to my living room stopped as well on a different switch............checked the breakers and everything ok.....still turned them on and off just to make sure............any suggestions?



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Old 11-25-2011, 07:19 PM   #2
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Do you have any GFCI outlets on that particular circuit? I would try resetting them if you do.


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Old 11-25-2011, 07:19 PM   #3
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you need to pop the plate and pull the switch out so you can METER read the terminals. FIRST...raw copper wire there check the switch terminals to it all BLACK WIRES. if you get 115V no matter the position of the switch means you have power coming to test to see if you have neutrals WHITES WIRES one lead on a hot wire then test each WHITE you should have 115Vs also if you go from BLACK to whites.if NO POWER your neutral is missing from the feed into the switch plate area
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