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Old 04-21-2012, 12:03 AM   #1
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Hello, what could be the cause of the kitchen sink faucet stream feeling a slight tingling sensation when the garbage disposal is running?
Can't be good, I know!
Possibly a grounding issue? 200 Amp service w/ two subpanels.
House is about 25 years old.
Thanks for any help how to start troubleshooting.

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Old 04-21-2012, 12:18 AM   #2
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Use a meter to check it and not your hands.
Turn off breakers until the voltage goes away, then check that circuit.

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Old 04-21-2012, 12:22 AM   #3
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You have an appliance that is leaking some current into the earth line !
Turn things off one by one till you find it !
Then double check all eathing associatted with it !
right back to the panel if nessisary!
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