Help.. My Lights don't work with the GFCI.


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Old 05-26-18, 08:18 AM
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Help.. My Lights don't work with the GFCI.

Hello, I was just messing around with a GFCI in my Electrical Class. I connected five lights to it and it didn't work. I got the main power connected to the load side. On the line side, it connects to the lights. Then, neutral is connected to the line and also from the load to a bulb. The remaining four lights have neutral individually. Since, each light is connected to the voltage and has current, shouldn't it turned on?
 
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Old 05-26-18, 08:24 AM
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The supply power connects to the LINE terminals and the lights are connected to the LOAD terminals. Remember..... line = in and load = out.
 
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You're in an electrical class? What did the instructor tell you?
 
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Old 05-27-18, 07:06 AM
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One issue may be that your Load side neutrals are not returning back to the Load side neutral terminal. If not your circuit is incomplete.
 
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Old 05-27-18, 07:39 AM
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I'm closing this thread because it has been answered.. O/P stated:
I got the main power connected to the load side.
Which, as pointed out by Pete is wrong. Power should go to the line side.
 
 

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