Possible bad switch or outlet cause power outage in three rooms?
Hello, I am returning with a new problem, For starters my home and main panel box is about 32 years old there has been some breakers replaced and a few outlets replace in the last 2-3 years my plan is to replace them all.
Last week I lost power in three rooms and the breaker inside the box didn't trip or was not warm. I simply turned a light on in one of the rooms and it lit for 1/4 of a sec then went out. The single pole breaker controls 4 rooms total and an outside light. The power to the fourth room is working but not the (outside light or the other three rooms). I had a electrician come out and check the outlets and the said there was no power going to them (no ****) also he say my box was very old and needs replaced ( I am fine with that) He replaced the breaker still no dice. So before I spend the $$$ to replace the box could it be a bad outlet or switch causing the power loss?
My limits with electricity is a few outlets replacements. Could I troubleshoot more? Could there an a bad outlet or switch tested with no power going to it?
Note: He said is there is power going to the breaker and the buzz bar...
All comments welcome
Last edited by Fiero2; 03-13-2011 at 06:25 PM.