DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Search Forums > Search Results




Showing results 1 to 10 of 10
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DeanM
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-14-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,105
Posted By DeanM
How do I check the volts in the house? Maybe this...

How do I check the volts in the house? Maybe this is the problem because everything has been tripping lately. The microwave trips, the toaster trips and these are all on a separate circuit panel...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-14-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,105
Posted By DeanM
Hi thanks for the reply. I saw the back...

Hi

thanks for the reply.

I saw the back of the machine and it says 12.0 amps and 1350 watts. It does not say anything about peak amps. This is why I had it running on a 15 amp breaker.

It...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,105
Posted By DeanM
sharp Portable AC tripping circuit

Hi

My sharp portable ac dims the lights in the room and it trips the circuit breaker everytime the ac tries to switch from fan to cooling. I tried it on every outlet on the 2nd floor and it does...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-11-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
I look at it deeply and found that one of the...

I look at it deeply and found that one of the wires connected to the switch is touching the electrical metal box. When I move the electrical box I see blue sparks right at the contact point of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-11-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
I checked the wires leading into the light switch...

I checked the wires leading into the light switch and there was no electricity. Then I shut off the breaker and removed the light fixtures. Then turned on the breaker and checked the wires in there...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-07-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
This is what I did: I tested the wires going...

This is what I did:

I tested the wires going into the switch for the GFI outlet. It was live. First I tested black with black and red with white and there was electricity. Then for some reason I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-05-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
Ok there are two switches inside the house near...

Ok there are two switches inside the house near the entrance door. I discovered that one is for the GFI outlet and the other is for the front door lights.. I turned on one of the switch and tested...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-04-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
Thanks for replying guys. I just removed the...

Thanks for replying guys. I just removed the outlet. It had no cover on the outlet either. (Maybe it shorted from the rain?) There are no wires going into the load. There are 3 wires. 1 ground, 1...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-04-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
Thanks so much for replying. So this has nothing...

Thanks so much for replying. So this has nothing to do with the gas lamp post? Should I replace the GFI first or do the leakage test?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-04-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By DeanM
front door lights not working

HI

For the past 6 months, my front door lights have not been working. I checked the fuse box and everything is on. All I can think of us is 2 things: 1. The gas lamp post in front of my yard broke...
Showing results 1 to 10 of 10