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I recently replaced a Jacuzzi tub and wanted to use the

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I recently replaced a Jacuzzi tub and wanted to use the power to the pump to provide lighting to my shower stall. I spliced another wire to reach to shower stall and now I get no power from the line. I suspect a gfi but none of the visible gfci outlets are tripped. Help!
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Customer: I broke the splice and connected a grounded outlet ... no luck On my electrical panel the breaker is marked GFI / Utility
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Customer: I have a multi meter but I know very little on its operation!
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Poolservice123 replied 5 months ago.

If you do not know how to use a multi meter, then using it improperly can ruin the meter. Just wanted to let you know that. Also if you do not how to use the meter you do not need to be splicing lines etc. as you do not know what power you are working with or what circuits are hot. YOu cannot slice a 220 Volt line. Also if your spa is on a 110 Volt line it must be a dedicated line with nothing else on it. You are working with water and electricity...I highly recommend you call an electrician before serious injury occurs.

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