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The electricity in the apt attached to my house lost power
in two of the walls. It happened when the cleaning ladies I think were using a vacuum, they don't speak english very well so I'm not sure. I have looked at the circuit breaker a # of times and nothing seems to have been tripped. I have also inspected the outlets and they seem to be fine. Can you help me?
Even know the breaker doesn't look tripped it might be. You have to flip it all the way off and then back on again. That is most likely what has happened. If that doesn't work check to make sure a GFI hasn't tripped. They are usually located on a receptacle in the kitchen and/or bathroom.
\015\012If that doesn't take care of it's time to call an electrician.
\015\012Hope I could help-Good Luck
\015\012If that doesn't take care of it's time to call an electrician.
\015\012Hope I could help-Good Luck
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The electricity in the apt attached to my house lost power in two of the walls. It happened when the cleaning ladies I think were using a vacuum, they don't speak english very well so I'm not sure. I have looked at the circuit breaker a # of times and nothing seems to have been tripped. I have also inspected the outlets and they seem to be fine. Can you help me?
Even know the breaker doesn't look tripped it might be. You have to flip it all the way off and then back on again. That is most likely what has happened. If that doesn't work check to make sure a GFI hasn't tripped. They are usually loc ... Vacuums
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The circuit breaker on the unit pops almost every time I use the unit, what might be causing this?
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