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Old 12-13-14, 04:59 PM
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No breaker tripped

Hello, Recently I plugged a wet saw into a circuit without a GFI. The saw ran fine once. After turning it off and then trying to turn it on again it did not work. There were no sounds or sparks but all outlets in my garage no longer work. I tried flipping all breakers and main breaker as well. Still no juice. Any ideas on how to find/fix the issue will be appreciated.
 
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Old 12-13-14, 05:01 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Do you have any GFCIs in the garage? There may be one hidden by boxes or in an out of the way place.
 
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Old 12-13-14, 05:23 PM
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Chandler, None of the OUTLETS have GFCIs I looked in the two junction boxes to see if there was a loose wire but all looks good. Where else would there be a GFCI?
 
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Old 12-13-14, 05:26 PM
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GFCI does not necessarily have to be in the garage. It could be outside, front or back, in a basement or attic, even a bathroom. Is this an attached garage?
 
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Old 12-13-14, 05:34 PM
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yes it is an attached garage. Would the GFCI just be a button on the outlet?
 
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Old 12-13-14, 05:58 PM
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Yes, a GFCI will have a TEST and RESET buttons. It is a good idea to hit the TEST button on each one to make sure they are operating correctly.
 
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theyre no GFCIs on any of the outlets in m garage or outside of my garage.
 
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Old 12-13-14, 08:24 PM
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theyre no GFCIs on any of the outlets in m garage or outside of my garage.
None in bathrooms or basement?
 
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Old 12-14-14, 05:24 AM
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When was the house/garage built? Newer codes (not 2014) requires GFCI protection on concrete floors, crawl spaces, bathrooms, outdoor locations, kitchens, it seems possible you have a GFCI feeding a GFCI, which can be problematic.
 
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The only GFCI i have been able to Find is in my bathroom
 
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Old 12-14-14, 10:19 AM
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Did you test it and reset it? It may be the one. Be sure to check everywhere. Many cases we have had people say they looked everywhere only to have them come back and say they found one hidden by "insert large object here".
 
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Old 12-15-14, 05:17 AM
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Make sure when you reset the breakers that you push the breaker all the way to the off position and then back on.

Other possible GFCI receptacle locations: On the outside of the house behind a bush. By the back or front door outside. Do you have a washing machine plugged into a GFCI receptacle? Is there a GFCI receptacle at your breaker panel box?
 
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Old 12-15-14, 05:31 AM
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Is the GFCI covered by a six plug-in adapter.

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