How to reset a GFCI breaker?


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Old 04-30-00, 05:26 AM
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How do I clear the interrupt in a GFCI breaker? The GFCI breakers did not trip on the breaker panel and I have reset them both. However, I am unable to use several switches and outlets. The house is only 3 years old so it is up to code.
 
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Old 04-30-00, 07:31 AM
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Turn the breaker toggle fully off, then on.
 
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Old 04-30-00, 11:42 AM
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Thanks for your reply. I have tried the exact advise that you gave. I turned only the GFCI breakers off for several minutes and also have turned the main breaker off and left it that way for about 15 minutes. Nothing I do seems to work. Anymore ideas? (Outside of calling an electrician of course).
 
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Old 04-30-00, 12:02 PM
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You have two options.
Check to make sure the breaker is putting out power. You'll need some kind of voltage tester for this. Or if you have none, subsitute another breaker, if the outlets work, you have a faulty GFI.
second, If it is putting out power, you have a loose connection, either in the device before the dead ones in the circuit or at the first dead outlet.
Good luck.
 
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Thanks. I'll try it.
 
 

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