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Old 05-18-2009, 01:39 PM   #1
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installed a new leviton triplex outlet on one side of my kitchen(works great).installed one on other side which didn't work.i re-installed old outlet
and now it doesn't work either

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1.You might have tripped the GFCI recep.

Possibly by using a tester hot to ground????

2. You might have a bad connection in the second one you installed (it may feed the first one)

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1.You might have tripped the GFCI recep.
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A tripped GFCI will open the hot and neutral lead of downstream outlets.
To check for both being open you need a known good hot connection [supposed to be the short slot of an outlet] and a known good neutral/ground [outlet long slot or round hole] and a lamp and Alligator Clip Leads.

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