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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-29-2011, 09:45 AM
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Posted By sadears
Yep. Also, I realized the same switch is in the...

Yep. Also, I realized the same switch is in the bedroom. That doesn't get hot. Doesn't even get warm. I'm thinking the switch is bad, though i'll check the lights.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-29-2011, 09:44 AM
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Posted By sadears
I did. When I tested the outlet with the tester.

I did. When I tested the outlet with the tester.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2011, 10:23 PM
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Posted By sadears
Apparently, there is a THIRD GFI in the garage....

Apparently, there is a THIRD GFI in the garage. Just now noticed it. The garden lights and sprinkler system are plugged in. I think it was tripped. A yellow light was on. I pushed the reset button...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2011, 10:19 PM
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Posted By sadears
But when it's hot, it's on the highest setting.

But when it's hot, it's on the highest setting.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-27-2011, 05:31 PM
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Posted By sadears
Ok. So since it's getting dark and I had to run...

Ok. So since it's getting dark and I had to run by the store, I stopped to see what I had bought...the package says 120volt, 60 hz...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-27-2011, 02:04 PM
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Posted By sadears
This was hot. But warm is normal?

This was hot. But warm is normal?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-26-2011, 07:13 PM
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Posted By sadears
:clap: Ok. I'll post some.

:clap: Ok. I'll post some.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-26-2011, 07:12 PM
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Posted By sadears
The second GFI (right next to the other GFI) I...

The second GFI (right next to the other GFI) I replaced with a regular outlet. I couldn't see the reason for two GFIs. Still, what started all this is that I have four outlets upstairs (2 in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-26-2011, 05:07 PM
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Posted By sadears
Hot switch

So what would make a switch hot. A few years ago I replaced a fan light switch with a dimmer switch. Worked great. Then a couple weeks ago, I turned the light off and found the switch/plate very...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-26-2011, 05:04 PM
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Posted By sadears
still problem

I connected the black wire, then replaced the GFI with three wires with a regular outlet. Unfortunately, the other outlets upstairs still don't work.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-19-2011, 09:41 PM
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Posted By sadears
ok. so why do you suppose the GFI on the right...

ok. so why do you suppose the GFI on the right was installed. Doesn't look like it does anything.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-19-2011, 04:38 PM
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Posted By sadears
Don't know why the black wire was not connected. ...

Don't know why the black wire was not connected. Wonder if it slipped out. Considering the stuff I've discovered in the last 8 year anything is possible.

I have a little tester that you put...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-19-2011, 02:51 PM
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Posted By sadears
I spoke to the electrical pro at work (I work at...

I spoke to the electrical pro at work (I work at Lowe's). He thought I needed to replace one of the GFI outlets in the bathroom. I opened them up. The photo on the makes me think it should be the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-22-2011, 08:16 PM
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Posted By sadears
GCFI Outlets

Don't know. Probably. In the same bathroom, right next to each other.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-22-2011, 06:10 PM
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Posted By sadears
Multiple outlets not working

Not sure. Four that aren't working so far that I can tell though I haven't checked all the outlets in the house.

Are there different shapes and sizes of GFCI's like breakers? Do I need to take an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-22-2011, 04:53 PM
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Posted By sadears
Multiple outlets not working

I have two outlets in a bathroom, one in another and outside outlets that don't work. At first they were tripping the breaker. Now they do nothing...not even tripping the breaker. There are two GFCI...
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