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Every light in house flickers , took off main panel and i here a faint popping noise comming from main breaker

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Electrician: Kevin, Licensed Electrical Contractor replied 2 years ago
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) Flickering lights throughout the entire home indicate either a loose service entrance conductor connection at the meter socket or main breaker lugs or possibly a loose main breaker connection onto the panel hot bus bars. The sound that you are hearing is most likely arcing taking place.

2) For safety reasons, I recommend that you kill power to the home by leaving the main breaker in the OFF position and contact a local licensed electrical contractor to confirm the problem. Loose service entrance wires or a loose main breaker is an area that you don't want to mess around with.

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If you have any additional questions, just let me know and I’ll be glad to answer them for you.

Otherwise, don’t forget to rate me before you log Off.

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

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If you have any additional questions, just let me know and I’ll be glad to answer them for you.

Otherwise, don’t forget to rate me before you log Off.

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

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