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05-18-20, 05:31 PM
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Posted By joed

GFCI usually have a clamp style screw. You can...

GFCI usually have a clamp style screw. You can put two wires under the clamp, one on each side. You should be able remove the wire from the LOAD and move it to the LINE.
05-17-20, 11:18 PM
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Posted By joed

The attic receptacle should be rewired so that...

The attic receptacle should be rewired so that nothing is connected to the LOAD terminals. That way only the GFCI itself goes dead and not the entire circuit.
05-16-20, 11:53 PM
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Posted By PJmax

If you didn't get tick inside the box.... the...

If you didn't get tick inside the box.... the power is not there.
Did you check the breaker with an actual meter or two probe test light ?
A non contact tester won't work for that test.
05-16-20, 06:35 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Ok....so it's not specifically a loss of neutral....

Ok....so it's not specifically a loss of neutral.
That leaves you to open every dead box to check for a problem.
This is a perfect application for a non-contact tester. You can test without even...
05-16-20, 06:10 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Check for 120vAC from the small slot to ground at...

Check for 120vAC from the small slot to ground at one of the receptacles.
You may have an open neutral.
05-16-20, 06:02 PM
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Posted By joed

What is on the circuit? Are there any GFCI?...

What is on the circuit? Are there any GFCI? Electrical storms can sometimes trip a GFCI.
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