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I installed a gfci outlet but it still doesn't seem to give

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I installed a gfci outlet but it still doesn't seem to give power although I know it's getting power. I connected everything properly, went into the line connection, attached the ground wire, so i'm at a loss.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 8 months ago.

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1) Please provide more details. Either the GFCI will work or it doesn't work.

2) Did you properly connect the LINE side and LOAD side (if applicable)? No reverse terminations?

3) Do the GFCI "Test" & "Reset" buttons work? Does the GFCI trip?

4) Do you have a 2 wire lead AC voltage tester or an AC voltmeter available?

5) Are you replacing a previous GFCI or is this a new install?