lights flickering

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Old 07-11-05, 02:57 AM
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lights flickering

hello,

i've recently installed new breaker for my lights cause it was sizzling, now my living room lights are flickering and air conditioner keeps going in and out. do you know what this may be? we live in a mobile home and have been here 9 yrs. the breaker we put in was a 15, just to replace the old one.
 
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Old 07-11-05, 05:09 AM
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hi
check your wire from the breaker box
sound there over heating
also check wire from breaker box to the meter and to the power supply from the utility power

this could be a fire hazrd.
also 15 amp for a AC is not good
 
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Old 07-11-05, 01:12 PM
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Sounds like a simple case of an overloaded circuit. This is probably more noticeable right now because you are probably having the hottest weather of the year. You might want to consider a separate circuit for your A/C.
 
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Old 07-16-05, 04:16 AM
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thank you for your help,

i guess i'll have to get my brother over here. he just put in the same as the one i had in there already. i didn't know you could go up on amps without messing up. how do i know if i can go up or not. i'll tell my brother what you said.
 
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Old 07-16-05, 12:26 PM
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If you dont know the size of ALL the wire in the wall for this circuit,
you must NOT use a larger breaker.
 
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You can virtually never "go up on amps".
 
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Old 07-17-05, 04:25 AM
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what do you reccommend, to just put the air conditioner on a breaker by itself and not mess with the old one. also i've notice this week that my bathroom plug in won't work. it keeps popping out where you press in test. sounds like a lot of problems here. thank you so much
 
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