Wife turned a switch in the bathroom, and we lost the bathroom (2 lights), 4-way switch/3-light hallway, 3-way switch/2 light stairway, and 5 outlets.
The circuit breaker wasn't tripped. All of the circuit breakers show power on the output. And I replaced that circuit breaker anyway.
Replaced the switch in the bathroom.
Checked every switch, every lead going into a switch box, and 4 of the 5 outlets. There is no power in any box.
Went into the attic and checked the lights. The hall and bathroom appear to be drawing power from the switch. The stairway lights are not accessable without cutting the ceiling.
There appears to be a power line from the bathroom to the box with one end of the hallway and stairway to the outlets.
So, we have power from the circuit breaker, but apparently no power in any circuit box. The line from the breaker panel is in a bundle with other leads in the basement then goes up in a wall, presumably coming out in the upstairs bathroom.
But no power upstairs.
What could have happened? What am I looking for?
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