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Experience:  29 years as a Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, 5 year college Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma in Digital Electronics, Former Illinois Licensed Home Inspector
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I have no power in one of my bedrooms, I've checked all of

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I have no power in one of my bedrooms, I've checked all of the breakers and they all seem to be on. What can I do?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) Most likely, you have a loose wire termination or a faulty wire splice somewhere on the circuit.

2) Do you have either a 2 wire lead AC voltage tester (a contact type) or a multi-meter to take a few voltage measurements at the dead receptacles. The purpose of the tester is to confirm if the issue is a hot wire or a neutral wire problem. Once you know which wire is causing the problem, it can then be troubleshooted since you will then know what is the cause.

3) I also recommend to try the following Wiggle Procedure:

See attachment shown below:

Expert:  Kevin replied 2 months ago.

1) Once you obtain a 2 wire lead AC voltage tester or a multi-meter, refer to the following diagram and take the voltage measurements at the dead receptacles.

Expert:  Kevin replied 2 months ago.

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Thanks...............Kevin:)

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