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Electrical line looses power after 5 minutes of resetting the fuse.

Electrical line looses power after 5 minutes of resetting the fuse.


Old 08-04-20, 11:49 PM
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Electrical line looses power after 5 minutes of resetting the fuse.

Hello, hope whoever reads this is as best as can be (and their families)
I have an electrical line going to 9 plugs into two rooms of the house. Had 3 monitors, pc, modem and some other low voltage appliances plugged in them with zero issues for about 6 years. Changed the location of these appliances within the same room and the power line feeding these 9 plugs stopped working. Fuse did not blow.
Turned main breaker and all fuses off for around 5 minutes, turned them back on and confirmed with a voltage tester that power was coming to all 9 boxes (plugs). Plugged in a lamp to a number of them. Worked. Left the lamp on and within 5-10 minutes it stopped working. All 9 sockets are dead. Fuse to this line is not blown but power is not coming through.
Any ideas what maybe happening? Thought a fuse either works or does not. Any input would be much appreciated.
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Old 08-05-20, 01:33 AM
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probably have a bad connection somewhere would pull the first plug and check for power there.
Old 08-05-20, 03:18 AM
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You have a failing connection that opens as the circuit heats up from a load. All the connections need to be checked. Move the wires to the screw terminals.
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You keep saying fuses, but it sounds like you have circuit beakers instead.
Old 08-05-20, 09:08 AM
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1st place I would look is the last outlet you plugged into or the one you unplugged. Take outlet out of wall and move any back stabbed wires to screws. If there are wire nuts in there take apart be sure the wires are making good connection. twisted together or had enough wire stuck into nut to tighten right. If outlet is loose when you plug in replace it as it is worn out.
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