bathroom exhaust fan & light not working

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Old 09-22-12, 12:56 PM
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bathroom exhaust fan & light not working

The exhaust fan and light in my bathroom stopped working simultaneously. It seems to me that it must be a loose connection somewhere, but how can connections that sit undisturbed in an attic just loosen by themselves? And how can I pinpoint where the problem is? Is there any way this could be due to a problem with the fan itself? The fan and light are on separate switches.
 
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Old 09-22-12, 01:39 PM
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Assuming you have already turned the breaker all the way off then on with no change it is probably a GFCI. The GFCI receptacle could be anywhere, inside or outside the house, garage, basement, attic, soffit, kitchen, in a cabinet, behind something that hasn't been moved in years.
 
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