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There is always the possibility that your new GFCI breaker is bad. But far more likely is that you have a fault - either improper wiring or an actual real ground fault. Based on your description, it sounds like as soon as you turn on the breaker, the GFCI trips. Is that correct? If not, please clarify. But if that is the case, you need to narrow down the ...


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I live in Oregon and can tell you that you are taking a chance even here with the depth you are talking about if you don’t drain the system or blow them out you may make it 5 or even 10 years but a hard freeze can not only damage the pipe but also split the sprinklers. Even a moderate climate can get cold enough to really destroy a system that would last for ...


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Here's the nugget of info you might be missing: NEUTRAL-Ground faults will also trip a GFCI. We're used to taking neutral for granted and thinking only in terms of the hot wire. Switch the hot, put the breaker on the hot, etc. But the fact is, to a GFCI, a neutral-ground fault is the same as a hot-ground fault. And there is no way to "switch off"...


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Your circuit is leaking current causing it to trip. Be sure it is correctly wired. Sometimes over looked is if the neutral wire is grounded it will cause the breaker to trip. You can start by disconnecting each device starting with disconnecting the feed lines at the boat house, if it trips you have a bad underground cable or miss wired. If it holds try each ...


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