Dead basement receptacles


Old 08-28-15, 01:41 PM
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Dead basement receptacles

So I had Outlets put in my basement like a year ago. They all worked until a couple months ago when they all suddenly stopped working(5 of them). I've replaced the circuit breakers, and the outlets and yet it still doesn't work. What could be the problem?
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Old 08-28-15, 02:58 PM
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Sorry to tell you this but you replaced the two things least likely to be the cause. Is this a finished or unfinished basement?
I've replaced the circuit breakers
Are you saying the non working receptacles are on more than one breaker? Have you read:
Do you have a multimeter, preferably analog? (A non contact tester won't work for testing but a neon test light or solenoid tester will if you don't have a multimeter.)
Old 08-28-15, 03:00 PM
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Is the basement finished or unfinished ?
Old 08-28-15, 03:21 PM
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Is there a GFI breaker or outlet?
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GFI is always my first thought when someone has basement electrical problems.

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