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I have a circuit breaker that constantly trips.It trips whether I have
things turned or off.Does the breaker need replacing or is it a problem
in the wiring in the house?

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List the items that are powered through this breaker. If everything is
off and your breaker trips there is something seriously wrong.

One time this was happening to me and I found out I didnt have
everything powered off (ie the AC) so I went to check the AC unit and
when the breaker was flipped there was a big arc of electricity inside
the AC unit. Had to have some work done on it.

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jozep7075 wrote:
I have a circuit breaker that constantly trips.It trips whether I have
things turned or off.Does the breaker need replacing or is it a problem
in the wiring in the house?


Could be either. Breakers are cheap. Replace it and see if the problem
remains. If yes, its wireing and you have a spare breaker.

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I had a case of a bad GFIC breaker. When we had thunderstorms it
would tend to kick out. At first I wasn't sure what was happening.
The problem continually got worse until just about any lightning would
set the breaker off. I replaced the breaker and have had no problems
since.

On 13 Jan 2005 14:31:03 -0800, "Mike" wrote:

List the items that are powered through this breaker. If everything is
off and your breaker trips there is something seriously wrong.

One time this was happening to me and I found out I didnt have
everything powered off (ie the AC) so I went to check the AC unit and
when the breaker was flipped there was a big arc of electricity inside
the AC unit. Had to have some work done on it.


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On 13 Jan 2005 14:27:14 -0800, someone wrote:

.Does the breaker need replacing or is it a problem
in the wiring in the house?

Yes.




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