Gfci And other outlet issues


Old 08-14-20, 11:49 AM
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Gfci And other outlet issues


So, both of my outdoor outlets and both downstairs bathroom gfcis do not work. I've reset both gfci and also every other one in my home. No breaker was tripped. I am getting zero voltage to the above outlets but the one nearest to the breaker box.

From my understanding, I need two hot wires going to the gfci.... But only one of 4 is hot. What do I do now?
Old 08-14-20, 12:30 PM
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There is only one hot wire (usually black). Typical GFCI outlet protecting down stream outlets will have two line side connections, one hot and one neutral. The load side going out will be the one hot and one neutral. If the outlet is functioning there should be voltage between the hot and neutral on the load side. There should be voltage between the hot and neutral on the line side regardless if the GFCI outlet is functioning or not.
Old 08-15-20, 12:50 PM
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You need a good hot wire and good neutral to a GFCI receptacle for it to reset. If you have no voltage to the GFCI device you have a problem, but it isn't a problem with the GFCI device. How are you measuring voltage?

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