Circuit Breaker keeps tripping

Old 12-29-13, 02:58 PM
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Circuit Breaker keeps tripping

it appears the electricity in our family room is controlled by 2 breakers..first one section would trip and I had to activate it now the other section does the same. What could be the cause..I dont have too much load on them
Old 12-29-13, 03:02 PM
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How old is the house? Is it a GFCI or AFCI breaker?
If they are not, there is normally two reasons what a breaker will trip, overcurrent (load) and short circuit. You say there is not much load on them but are there any space heaters?
Old 12-29-13, 03:40 PM
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You said on section tripped and then the other. Is this a two pole breaker?

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