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09-27-2011

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    ABOUT ME

  • Rocketry, Taekwondo, Reading
  • Software Engineer
  • Duane Boldt
  • Male
  • GFCI Breaker
    Aboveground Pool
    Landscaping
    Porch Addition
  • Tucson
  • AZ

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  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-29-2011 at 12:57 PM
    Edh, no there wasn't any GFCI's on it just a regular 20 amp breaker and just regular outlets
    with small holes exposed to the weather. I feel like an idiot for not paying closer attention.
    The boxes lo...

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-29-2011 at 12:51 PM
    Thanks I will use the ohm meter and check it out to see if I can isolate where the short(s)
    are. Thanks. I will let you know what I find.With looking at the work, I am about set on just
    running new co...

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-28-2011 at 02:50 PM
    Is it likely that the new GFCI breaker is bad even though it seems to work fine until I get
    past point A?Using a GFCI tester is outlet #1 it shows that it is wired correctly and breaks
    properly when t...

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-28-2011 at 02:44 PM
    If I disconnect at point A, it holds with switch #1 connected and with switch #1 disconnected.
    Once I connect the switches just past point A, it holds until eithwr one of them are closed.

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-27-2011 at 10:35 PM
    Also the outlets are wired in parallel not series. I assume even with this that GFCI would work
    fine unless there is a short to ground somewhere. Which by the test removing the Load Neutral
    at the GFC...

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-27-2011 at 10:27 PM
    I had actually removed all three of the connections for all the outlets back to point A and it
    still trips if either switch is closed.

  • Posted in thread: Outside GFCI Troubleshooting on 09-27-2011 at 04:41 PM
    I now realize that my outside circuit should have been GFCI protected all along. I didn't pay
    enough attention when some landscapers wired the outside lighting. I regret not watching them
    more closely...

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