GFCI problem


Old 06-20-00, 06:14 PM
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I just moved into a house and was trying to connect a microwave to an outlet. The wall outlet is just a regular 110v outlet, but it is wired to a GFCI outlet. Everytime I try to connect the microwave (or anything else) to the regular outlet, it trips the GFCI outlet. If I connect the same item to the GFCI outlet, it works. Could the GFCI outlet be faulty? Thanks.
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Old 06-21-00, 09:55 PM
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The GFCI that ontrols this oulet could be faulty, or the outlet itself could be faulty. I would suspect the GFCI first and replace it.
Old 06-22-00, 07:07 PM
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could be a bad gfci, or on other hand it could be a bad recep or wireing. since it works in the gfci im thinking its in the recep. 1 sure fire way to tell is eather buy a tester and test the gfci, or simply replace gfci. if after repalceing gfci u still have same problem replace the outlet that the gfci supplys, if u r still haveing problems post back or email me and ill help.

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