5 recepticles on same circuit out


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Old 09-04-14, 09:10 AM
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5 recepticles on same circuit out

Hello all. I have 6 recepticles and 3 lights on 1 circuit . 5 of the recepticles went out at the same time when my cousin raised her hospital bed. We changed the one the bed was plugged into and nothing changed so we changed the other 4. now we have only 102v coming from all 5 of them. There is no gfci in this old house and the 6th recepticle and 3 lights work fine.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 09:21 AM
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The problem usually can be found at the last working receptacle or first non-working receptacle on a circuit, but in your case you could have had more than one loose connection and still have a loose connection on any of the receptacles on that circuit. I would remove the receptacles that had continued to work and tighten all connections as well as tighten all connections in the panel.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 09:30 AM
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Thanks so much for ur quick reply. I will definately try that and make sure all are tight.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 10:37 AM
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If any outlets are back stabbed move the wires to the screws.
 
 

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