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  1. Electrical
    I have a new Dewalt 15 Amp miter saw (DWS780) that trips the 20 amp breaker immediately almost every time. The pole barn was just wired a month ago, by an electrician, and all the plugs are installed correctly. I've tried plugging the saw in, by itself, on two different designated outlet...
  2. Electrical
    I live in a condo and have and electrical grill on the balcony. For about a year I had been using it with no issues. A few months ago the grill started tripping the GFCI switch located in the upstairs bathroom. Now I have to run an extension cord to any outlet inside in order to use it. Does the...
  3. Electrical
    My built-in mircowave is on the same circuit as our kitchen lights. Every now and then, the microwave will cause a trip. Only the breaker doesn't switch off. It's still in the on position but an off/on flip gets things working again. It doesn't seem to matter if the lights are on or off and the...
  4. Appliances
    I have a water heater (installed in 1995) in the house I bought 2 years ago. About 9 months ago, it stopped working. I looked and it tripped the circuit breaker for the water heater. I turned the breaker back on and reset the water heater (open panel + push reset button). It worked fine...
  5. Electrical
    I have a water heater (installed in 1995) in the house I bought 2 years ago. About 9 months ago, it stopped working. I looked and it tripped the circuit breaker for the water heater. I turned the breaker back on and reset the water heater (open panel + push reset button). It worked fine for...
  6. HVAC
    Hello all, As it is starting to warm up we started to run our A/C and noticed it wasn't cooling the house. The fan was blowing so I went down and checked the breaker and sure enough the two 30amp breakers for the A/C were tripped. I flipped it and it held for a second and tripped again...
  7. Electrical
    Hi Guys I hope you can help me I've tried replacing my bedroom light from a standard celing rose to a 3-spotlight bar light. On my first attempt I got the light working with no problems however I wasn't happy with the position I had installed it as it wasn't perfectly straight, so I adjusted...
  8. Electrical
    I have a whirlpool on a GFCI outlet. I can plug a lamp into the GFCI and it works fine. I plug in the whirlpool to the GFCI outlet and it trips immediately. I unplug the whirlpool, reset the GFCI, plug the lamp in and it works fine. I plug in the whirlpool and it trips immediately. I plugged...
  9. Electrical
    I'm replacing a standard receptacle under my kitchen sink with a GFCI receptacle. The old one had the white wire on one side, a red wire on top and a black wire on the bottom of the other side (looped around the screws). The ground was to the green screw. I attached the wires the same way...
  10. Electrical
    As an after thought in my kithen I decided to add undercupboard lighting, and wanting to swich this from my main lighting switch, I have used the common live in the switch but due to location issues I cannot link to the lighting circuit neutral. However I can link to the 13 amp socket circuit...
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