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  1. Electrical
    I had someone helping set up my office in a home my parents left me. They plugged an extension cord into a socket that apparently had been spliced. When I flipped the switch, I saw a Brite flash and now I have no power in that room. I have changed out every plug and switch and done everything...
  2. Electrical
    Several times in the last three years my garage door has opened on its own. When it does this, it will not go back down unless I unplug it or switch the circuit breaker off and then back on. It first happened during a thunder storm so I thought it was a power surge. I plugged it into a surge...
  3. Electrical
    Hi all, my first time to this forum, thanks in advance. Overview - on the Kitchen circuit I plugged a microwave into an outlet with a coffee maker, instant loss power to entire kitchen circuit, glass fuse not blown but black ash on tip. Now the dinning room wall outlets that are on a separate...
  4. Electrical
    I need some help.... I can hang a ceiling fan, replace a switch, wire up X10 things, build a PC from parts... but I have an electical short that has me absolutely stumped. I have a circuit breaker ( #29 on my panel ) that controls the AC unit in my home Office electical plug in my utility...
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