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Old 02-06-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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We just moved in to our new house on Saturday. It was built in 1998, 3 bathrooms. The switches are fine but no power in outlets of all of 3 bathrooms.

Yesterday, I opened the electric box outside of my house, switched off then on all of them. Results same.

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Tripped GFCI or GFCI breaker?

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I found one GFCI receptacle feeding two baths and one outside receptacle. Find each GFCI receptacle and reset each one until you find the one that is tripped.
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Are the three bathrooms on more than one circuit (use more than one breaker)?

Measure the voltage between hot (the breaker screw) and neutral (the panel terminal strip for the white wires) for each applicable breaker.

Any other dead circuits or receptacles or lights about the house?
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check at the outlets to the plate screws and or piping to see if your reading 115v to them .might be missing a neutral into the area
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We just moved in to our new house on Saturday. It was built in 1998, 3 bathrooms. The switches are fine but no power in outlets of all of 3 bathrooms.

Yesterday, I opened the electric box outside of my house, switched off then on all of them. Results same.

Please help.
the GFCI in my garage feeds all the bathrooms and the 2 outside outlets.

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Yesterday after work, I looked in my garage to find GFCI outlet but I had found none. Oh, the three outlets in my three bathrooms looked normal ones, not with red button in the middle like GFCI.

Got home too late last night and it was dark outside. Will check again this weekend. Will welcome anymore suggestion.
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. Oh, the three outlets in my three bathrooms looked normal ones, not with red button in the middle like GFCI.


that means there *should* be a GFI somewhere that is tripped.
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I would put money its a tripped GFCI. There is to much coincidence. All 3 bathrooms. An easy simple find. And the OP is going to wait until this weekend.
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I would put money its a tripped GFCI. There is to much coincidence. All 3 bathrooms. An easy simple find. And the OP is going to wait until this weekend.
Al right, tell you the truth, I don't know where to look. I looked GFCI receptacle in the garage but didn't see one. Please give me some hints.
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look in all unfinished areas-around sinks-outside of the house-outside of your service panel. there may be one hiding somewhere. if not you may have a bad breaker, splice in one of the boxes or a bad neutral. it is probably a simple fix.
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look in all unfinished areas-around sinks-outside of the house-outside of your service panel. there may be one hiding somewhere. if not you may have a bad breaker, splice in one of the boxes or a bad neutral. it is probably a simple fix.
hmm...don't know if garbage disposers have to be gfci protected,but if they DO, your gfci may be hiding near that disposer. if it IS,track down the electrician and shoot him!

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I found two GFCI outlets: one in the garage and one at the kitchen sink (they all have power). Reset both, still no power on bathrooms's outlets. Any helps guys.
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Look in the garage, outside or a powder room or near the panel.
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This is why I never put gfcis protecting one room inside another room. Put aseperate gfci in each bathroom and don't connect anything to the load side on each one

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