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Old 05-14-2008, 07:44 PM  
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It could be that the tab should be broken and one of the breakers is tripped. The tripped circuit is being backfed from the untripped one. The only reason for that setup is split receptacle. It is the way we wired kitchen counter receptacles in Canada until the GFCI requirement allowed for 20 amp circuits on the counter.

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