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GFCI Trips immediately after energizing circuit

I am not an electrician, however used to work for an electrical engineering firm so I’m pretty familiar with electrical circuits. Having said that I purchased a home where the previous owner had done ...
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Continuity on AC outlet at home

this might be a stupid question ... but i'm just concerned about my house ok a little bit of story ... I turned OFF the breaker/electricity to repair some lamp switch and outlet... but when i tested ...
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What should the ohm, resistance, reading of a dishwasher thermostat be?

The schematic doesn't say that I can see. What should a "normal" resistance reading be for a dishwasher thermostat? I do have continuity. I read 1.3 or thereabouts. It is a Kenmore, but ...
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Tiles on underfloor heating [closed]

I am newbie here but been reading a lot of your comments through this website and thought to finally ask my question. I am looking for the right type of tile to go on top of my underfloor heat pump ...
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Doorbell chime resistance

I have replaced an old intercom in my top floor flat (which was always rubbish and crackly) with minimalist approach. A basic ding dong chime that’s nice and loud and a light switch to open the door ...
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Tried repairing a broken lamp and it's weirdly dim - high resistance in wire?

Neighbours threw out a gorgeous lamp, which had broken by the socket becoming disconnected from the wires. My housemate brought it home, and I tried rewiring it. Following an internet tutorial, I ...
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How much weight can a drywall support on both sides if everything is hung on the 2x4s (not on the drywall sheet)?

How much weight can a drywall support on both sides if everything is hung on the 2x4s (not on the drywall sheet)? This drywall doesn't go all the way up to the ceiling. It separates the kitchen from ...
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Does the NEC have a table for oversizing wire for extended lengths?

I have a very long property with no power at the back. I'm trying to get a 13A reciprocating saw out there to do some demo work. The cable would need to be ~250'. Does the NEC have a table that ...
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Dishwasher Not draining at the end of the cycle

My Samsung dishwasher (DMT400RHS/XAA) stopped draining water about three weeks ago. The “delicate” status light was blinking. Apparently, a blinking “delicate” light indicates a clogged drain or a ...
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Cutting strands of wire [duplicate]

I am a hvac tech, but my question is I have 2awg stranded and my plug is 6awg, will it matter much if I cut some strands to fit my plug? the plug is 60amp 250vac for a piece of kitchen equipment if ...
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Lennox air conditioner capacitor and compressor ohm readings

I have a Lennox 2.5 ton a/c unit, model 13ACD-036-230-05, with a blown dual run capacitor (the run terminal for the compressor is burnt off the can, the fan and common terminals are still intact, fan ...
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