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If your device is drawing too much power, and is causing the breaker to trip. It means the device is too large for the circuit, and the breaker is doing the job it was designed to do. Making an "automatic breaker turner on-er" is not likely the best
Bonded ground/neutralIf you have the neutral and ground bonded at a subpanel, then you'll get neutral return current through the ground wire back to the main panel (since there are now multiple paths). Even worse, as @Tester101 points out, if the neu
Take a lump of graphite - a bunch of carbon atoms - put it under enormous pressure for a long time, and you've got diamond, the hardest substance on Earth. That's nature's best example of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. Well, build
Normally when running metal conduit to a box I use a connector that is inserted into the box with a locknut. Now I'm using 1-1/2 PVC and I need to connect it to the sub-panel. From what I could figure out at Lowes is to connect the conduit to the pan
We redid our bathrooms and had an electrician come in and put in new wiring for outlets, heater/fan/lights and heated floors. He had to replace the electrical panel, because the house is older (1956) and didn't have enough space to accomplish the tas
I am wiring a house that I built, and code says I need an AFCI for the bedroom circuit. The panel that I will be installing this AFCI breaker in is a subpanel, so my ground/neutrals are on 2 separate buses on opposite sides of the breaker panel. Can
More than likely the problem is in the fixture that went out first. It could also be a problem with the switch itself or possibly damage to the wires from the switch to the lights. With the breaker off, open the fixtures and inspect them for obvious
Yes. I fit steel junction boxes in places the old wires can reach. Then run EMT conduit between the panel and those boxes
I have an old 225 Amp 30 space commercial flush mount sub-panel in my home with bolt on breakers that has worked for years. Now, there's 120v on one bus and 0 volts on the other bus. When I remove the leads from the bus, I get 120v on each lead, so t
About two months ago, I purchased an Igloo cube freezer for my basement. I plugged it into a standard 120V grounded outlet and it turned on and ran apparently normally for a three weeks before I found that the freezer had turned off and all of the fo