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07-12-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By thomasski

The Power Company shouldnt charge you if you...

The Power Company shouldnt charge you if you request them to come out and inspect the meter. This was our first step to finding the problem. ComEd came out three seperate times to check my meter and...
07-12-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 38,321
Posted By thomasski

I just went through this same issue a few days...

I just went through this same issue a few days ago. (broken underground lines)
First thing to do is to have the power company come out and check that the voltage coming in from the meter is ok....
07-10-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

Well the gas company guys were out and they found...

Well the gas company guys were out and they found the fault. Not from them but from the wires being bent beyond belief to get into the house. The main line was broken right outside of the house....
07-10-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

This is the main cables coming from the meter to...

This is the main cables coming from the meter to my house. In 1955 when the house was built it was ok to direct lay wires down over a good distance. (almost 100 feet) When the gas company was here...
07-10-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

I was here and watched every minute of the gas...

I was here and watched every minute of the gas companies work. Once they found the gas line all of my direct buried cables were layed directly over the gas line which caused the membrane that the gas...
07-09-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

That was leg to neutral. This was when the all of...

That was leg to neutral. This was when the all of the breakers in the box were on. With main breaker off I get 120-0. I have never gotten a reading between legs. Because one leg does not work I was...
07-09-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

I am only receiving one leg of power. Even with...

I am only receiving one leg of power. Even with the AC disconnect out I lose all power to half the outlets. One main leg reads 119 the other reads 0. Since then my electrician hooked up a new breaker...
07-09-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By thomasski

Having trouble with broken underground main line.

Now I know this is something for the pros but I have had my electrician helping me the whole way. Just hang with me this is a little long. Before I start I will let you know that three months ago I...
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