Anytime our AC is on we lose power in a few rooms mostly the kitchen. It can be on a few days before it goes out. I’ve had 2 electricians come they both said electric panel looks great , we did replace 3 breakers that were a little loose but they say if it happens again replace the electric panel, I don’t think that’s the issue. Had the utility company come today to make sure it wasn’t anything on their end and they tested everything on the house and said it was good so they wouldn’t check out at the pole. Has anyone else had this problem? I’m spending money for electricians to come look and they aren’t even sure they just want to replace things and see if that works.

  • Call your utility and tell them you have a partial power outage they will check the service for free and usually right away since this can cause fires. What is the brand of your main panel?
    – Ed Beal
    Commented May 20, 2021 at 22:11
  • I did they came today. They looked at the meter and said everything was good so they wouldn’t check at the pole. It’s cutler hammer
    – Jackson221
    Commented May 20, 2021 at 22:15
  • If everything is good at the meter from the utilities guys and everything is good at the panel you may have to call when it is happening. Is your AC on a sub panel that part of the home may also be on? You will need to map out everything that is out, if boots on the ground can’t figure it out we have no chance without more information. What’s turned on what’s not working a complete map when it happens.
    – Ed Beal
    Commented May 20, 2021 at 23:04
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    Thank you I will have all this checked. I did forget to mention the breakers don’t trip when I lose power. The a/c is for the whole house. I’m sorry I don’t know much,just looking for suggestions. I’m young & know nothing about electric. I had very expensive estimates for things to be fixed but they weren’t 100% sure that was the problem so I was conflicted. When this happens I had flipped all the breakers off then back on that usually gets everything back on but I’ve been keeping the ac off because that’s when it happens.
    – Jackson221
    Commented May 20, 2021 at 23:35
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    I had the ac on for 2 days after replacing a few breakers like the electrician suggested. This morning i turned on the kitchen light they were very dim so i turned the ac off from thermostat and lost power. I tried to get both electricians out today while it happened but they weren’t available. I’ve kept the ac off today and had the utility people come check because i seen that suggested on another thread here.
    – Jackson221
    Commented May 20, 2021 at 23:38


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