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Old 12-12-2010, 02:20 AM   #1
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Need Help. 4th story outlets went out

I live in a four story house, with a basement as the bottom floor and 2 single bedrooms on each side of the top of the staircase on the fourth floor. the outlets in each bedroom stopped working, but the lights both in the bedrooms and the staircase hall work. How should i go about fixing this?


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Old 12-12-2010, 07:25 AM   #2
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How should i go about fixing this?
Well, since you give absolutely no clue as to your electrical experience I'd say calling an electrician is your best bet.


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I have to agree with pete

I am assuming that you have checked for trippped breakers(keep in mind the handles sometimes stick) that you do not have a tripped GFI,

Then you need to deturmine which circuit it is an how the circuit is routed in the home. At which point you can begin to look for the point of failure.

Don't forget to turn off power and to check that stuff is dead before working.
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