15A Circuit Breaker keeps tripping

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Old 06-14-07, 09:26 AM
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Question 15A Circuit Breaker keeps tripping

i have a circuit breaker that is to my daughters and sister in laws room that keeps tripping. I have replaced the breaker with a new one and unplugged everything on that circuit and no matter what i do it keeps tripping the breaker.

I am trying to avoid paying a huge electrician bill to find out it is something simple i could have done myself. however i am at whits end on what steps to take next

Any help would gratly appreciated.

Todd
 
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Old 06-14-07, 09:54 AM
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Does this trip as soon as as you reset it, or does it take a while?

If it trips immediately, then you need to find the problem (whatever is shorted). You can pay someone to find it, or you can do it yourself.
 
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Old 06-14-07, 11:43 AM
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When did it happen the first time? What things were done to the home just before that?
 
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