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Sump Pump Trips GFCI

Sump pump keeps tripping the GFI outlet. Only the cord for the pump trips the outlet and not the cord for the alarm or the float valve. it worked in a different outlet and it quit working as of...
09-10-07, 06:04 AM
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Posted By oldhouseman

How about you send me your Excel spreadsheet and...

How about you send me your Excel spreadsheet and make my job easier. As mentioned, there are several receptacles issued to on CB and it make it that much harder to do. I do treat everything as a live...
09-09-07, 06:04 PM
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Posted By oldhouseman

well, unfortunately all of my CB's control entire...

well, unfortunately all of my CB's control entire rooms as well as other receptacles. The house is over 30 years old. I am most concerned with labeling the main and any of the major appliances. I...
09-08-07, 10:53 AM
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Posted By oldhouseman

Exclamation GFCI and sump pump

I unplugged both of the plugs and plugged them into another outside outlet. The pump started again. Here is my question~ do I replace the GFCI outlet now? I also noticed that the pump doesn't shut...
09-07-07, 06:04 AM
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Posted By oldhouseman

Thanks. There are two light switches in the...

Thanks.

There are two light switches in the attic as well as two receptacles. They worked when I had the house inspected, but don't work now. One switch was for a light in the attic and the other...
09-06-07, 06:40 PM
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Posted By oldhouseman

thanks. both replies to my post suggesting...

thanks. both replies to my post suggesting replacing the pump. Unfortunately the previous owners did a lousy job maintaining some of the house. This isn't the only electrical issue for now. I also...
09-06-07, 06:13 PM
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Posted By oldhouseman

that is correct. it reset OK without it plugged...

that is correct. it reset OK without it plugged in and tripped as soon as I plugged in the sump pump. Is there a chance of just changing the outlet and not the pump. There are two plugs in the GFCI...
09-06-07, 05:35 PM
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Posted By oldhouseman

GFCI will not reset

Here is the deal. the house had one owner for the first 30 plus years. All breakers were labeled with tape which has since disappeared. I have an outside and inside panel for circuits within the...
09-06-07, 04:32 PM
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Posted By oldhouseman

Exclamation GFCI refuses to reset

I am attempting to reset my GFCI outlet that solely operates my sump pump. This has happened before without any trouble. I can't locate the breaker for this outlet in all of my boxes. Should I...
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