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GFCI keeps tripping, even after i replaced the old one. new one lasted

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GFCI keeps tripping, even after i replaced the old one. new one lasted maybe 10 days. i have replaced this thing countless times in the 14 years we have lived here.when it trips it shuts down a bunch of plugs in the house. but we have nothing really plugged into the circut it is on. hell maybe i do and just don't know it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Rick replied 2 years ago.
  1. Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to answer any of your electrical questions.
  2. What is on the circuit that it is protecting?
  3. What area of the house?
  4. Have you checked to see if it controls any outside receptacles?
Expert:  Rick replied 2 years ago.
Also, are you talking about a GFCI receptacle, or a GFCI breaker?