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JEDI RAIN 03-08-2011 11:50 PM

Okay im frustrated!..lol
 
Some of the outlets in my house don't work ..like one on each wall not even adjoining walls but all the switches work what might be causing this? Any help is good help thanx

JEDI RAIN

Just Bill 03-09-2011 07:19 AM

Rooms with no fixed lighting fixture connected to a switch require an outlet connected to a switch, often a 3-way switch, one at each end of the room. This is to allow a light to be plugged into the outlet. Sometimes, only half the outlet is switched, with the other half being live all the time.

hhuggles 03-09-2011 08:26 AM

Is it a new home or existing?
Have they worked before?
Where are they? Are they dedicated circuits?

As posted, are both half of the plugs not working or only 1 half?

It will be difficult for us to aid in troublshooting through a forum but with a lot of time and patience, it is possible.

The other option is bring in a local electrician and have it solved quick.


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