GFCI outlet keeps tripping

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Old 06-27-13, 03:37 PM
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GFCI outlet keeps tripping

I have a gfi outlet in my garage that keeps tripping , it will reset and last a day roughly. What I know that is on this gfi is 3 outside outlets, and 1 outlet in basement. Nothing is plugged into any of these things when it trips. I did have a freezer plugged into the one downstairs , and it ran fine for about a week before I noticed it was tripped. The house is about 4.5 years old. Does my gfi outlet need replaced ?
 
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Old 06-27-13, 05:12 PM
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You need to open the outside receptacles and look for moisture.
 
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Old 06-28-13, 04:22 AM
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While you are checking make sure all the exterior receptacles have approved weather proof boxes and code bubble covers. Otherwise you will have found your problem x3.
 
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