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I think I overloaded a circuit by having a portable heater running at the same time as my central vaccum. All of a sudden, everything plugged in an outlet in my garage turned off and none of the outlets are working.

The breaker wasn't tripped.

Any advice on what to do or check out next? I'd like to do as much myself before calling an electrician due to the social distancing currently taking place.

cheers.

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Hi Pat.
Check to see if any of the outlets in the garage are GFI, they act as a circuit breaker for everything down line from them.

The 33B breaker, when it trips it goes half way and needs to be switched all the way off and then back on.

Let us know, the pros will be along. They are currently just 6' away.

Bud
 

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Embarrassingly, I didn't notice that there was another dedicated for my garage plugs. That one was tripped. I reset it and now everything works fine.

Thanks for the replies nonetheless. One final thought... does it damage the breaker when it trips?
 

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Now you did it. You blew a fuse. All my fuses are headed over to your house.
 
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