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  1. Electrical
    Hi All, I have an occasional issue where my GE Microwave (GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven JVM3160DF4WW) trips the Siemens afci breaker (Type QAF2). The microwave is on a dedicated 20 amp circuit. Anyone heard of this issue before? The microwave is only 2 years old. I am wondering...
  2. Electrical
    I just finished off my basement, and when the inspector came by said said I need to update my panel for the following: - Arc fault ground fault breaker (for bathroom) - AFCI protection for laundry Attached are pics of current box as well as each new breaker I purchased. Is this an easy easy...
  3. Electrical
    I am installing a 20 Amp plug on the outside of my home with a weather proof housing. It will be used for our camper trailer. I want it to be GFCI protected for obvious reasons. I bought 20 amp circuit breaker for the power panel, but in closely examining it, the breaker is an Arc Fault...
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    Is there a difference between Arc Fault and Ground Fault? I assume there is. Installed 4 Arc Fault breakers (20A Square D) on my basement outlet circuits. Per the instructions, we press the test button on the breaker and it tests good. Later we have one tripping and realize that we have...
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