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Old 07-02-2012, 08:42 AM   #1
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several electrical circuits stopped working

we have a fairly new house, here for over a year, put in a night light where it always had been and it exploded in my hand. the dryer, the bathroom circuits don't work.. there is no master switch but flipped all the individual ones to no avail. the dryer vent needs to be cleaned too and was told it would stop working but all the other ones don't make sense. how to fix?


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Old 07-02-2012, 09:10 AM   #2
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In a new house there should be a main switch for your power.

I suspect an issue in your panel.

The bathroom receptacle not working could be a tripped GFI.


Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:11 AM   #3
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I suspect a open neutral. This is a serious and potentially dangerous problem. I suggest you call an electrician.
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