GFCI breaker tripping constantly


Old 10-06-13, 12:56 AM
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GFCI breaker tripping constantly

Got a problem with a GFCI breaker that suddenly started tripping. I tried to isolate the problem and figured out that it will trip whenever a regular circuit breaker on a main panel that is related to plugs/sockets.
Now, what confuses me is that I could not find a faulty socket. All our sockets have a safety shutter. Went to methodically switch off all of them, but could not find the culprit that causes the tripping.
Does that mean that the issue is with the regular circuit breaker? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-06-13, 04:08 AM
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Welcome to the forums! South African wiring is quite a bit different than what we have here in North America, so we will be guessing at best. It may not be the receptacles that are bad, but what you have plugged into them. Unplug everything to see if the trip happens again. If not, plugging each item back in one at a time and cycling them on and off, may tell the story.

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