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samsz28

01:23PM | 05/26/07
Member Since: 05/25/07
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Bvelectrical
On a holiday weekend my renter calls and says that she hears a humming noise in the wall. She says that if she throws the breaker to that part of the house it goes away. A friend of hers says that it's an electrical problem and needs to be looked at. Can anyone give me some suggestions to see what it causing this problem?

Billhart

03:41PM | 05/26/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
It is really hard to tell.

An electric attic fan might be on this circuit and it has frozen.

There might be transformer for the doorbell on the circuit.

Some light dimmers hum.

And it might not be anthing electric and it just happen to stop when the power was turned off.
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