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pmorawski

04:36PM | 07/11/11
Member Since: 07/11/11
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
Hi,
Recently lost any function in a number of outlets on one circuit in the kitchen. I was only running the coffee pot when it happened and the breaker did not trip. I used a receptacle tester and did not get any signal out of any outlet.
Help,
Peter

LarryG

04:48PM | 07/11/11
Member Since: 07/22/04
530 lifetime posts
First test for a tripped gfci. If not then what you do is turn off the breaker for that circuit and open each box for that circuit and check for wires that came off the terminal or back wired"push in" connections that came off. Just make sure you turned off the correct breaker and check for power before you touch anything.Get yourself a non contact voltage tester they come in handy.

danielleb

10:12AM | 07/14/11
Member Since: 12/20/10
130 lifetime posts
Not too long after we moved into Pandora's House, we had several outlets go dead, along with all the lights in the bedrooms. It nearly drove us nuts trying to figure it out until my uncle pushed the gfci in the bathroom. The guy that wired the fans and new plugs, put them all together. May not be your issue but it helped us when we thought outside the box (no pun intended).

mdphelps

01:50PM | 12/17/13
Member Since: 12/17/13
1 lifetime posts
Same problem - outlets along all of the walls in the basement are dead. No breakers appered to be tripped, but I reset all of them anyway and the power was restored to the outlets. A week later the same problem. Any idea of what is causing this?
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