Low Voltage

Old 07-15-03, 12:38 PM
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Low Voltage

My TV stopped working in one wall outlet, works well in others. Tested voltage in all and the one outlet that stopped working has only 88-89 volts, the other outlets have 122.

Whats happened? and how to fix?

Old 07-15-03, 01:21 PM
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If you have any GFI receptacles, check ALL of them for a "Tripped" mode.Also the possibilty the receptacle may be connected to a wall-switch.---Good Luck!!!
Old 07-15-03, 02:43 PM
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Could be what PATTBAA said. Could also be a loose neutral. If you have grounded receptacles, then go to your home improvement center and buy an $8 receptacle tester. It will help identify which.
Old 07-15-03, 08:06 PM
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check to see if your receptacles are backstab wired instead of screw wrapped. if this is the case, you could be getting a loose connection at the backstab or the receptacle that this one is fed from. If the connections are backstabbed, i reccomend you rewire to screw wrapping instead. Backstabbed connections are notorious for failing!

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