Gfci

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Old 07-09-04, 10:52 AM
rls
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Gfci

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The GFCI in my bathroom tripped and will not reset. I pulled it out and checked the wiring with a voltmeter and found 115 volts between hot (black) and ground. 15 volts between black (hot) and white (neutral). Is this correct?
 
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Old 07-09-04, 11:17 AM
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Did you test between the black and white on the line side of the gfci? If so then you have a bad connection somewhere between there and the panel. Did you have something plugged in when it tripped?
 
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Old 07-09-04, 11:46 AM
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I didn't have anything plugged in. My wife tried to run the blowdryer and it didn't work. It's been raining a lot but thats the only circuit that is down.
 
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Old 07-09-04, 12:05 PM
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Sounds like an open neutral. This is usually a failed backstab connection of a white wire, somewhere (anywhere) on the circuit. Probably has nothing to do with GFCI.
 
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