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I have a circuit in my basement that is dead. Arvid is name,

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I have a circuit in my basement that is dead. Arvid is name

Contractor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Yes, it controls spot lights on the right side of basement garage. there are two breakers. the one on left works and when tripped, kills the lights. the right side is dead.

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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago
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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago

Hmm, i am having a little trouble visualizing this. When you say "the right side is dead" are you referring to a breaker or the side of the room IE the lights on the right side of the room

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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago

I think you are talking about the breaker..if this is so make sure the breaker is securely clipped into the panel. If you have a multimeter we can check a few things out to really focus in on the problem here.

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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago

If you can test the breaker itself for voltage and it is good then you can be sure the lights are not working due to a short.

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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago

This could mean something as simple as a loose wire, or something as serious as a burned up wire in the wall..

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Electrician: Wayne Roberts, Electrical Technician replied 2 years ago

if the breaker is NOT sending voltage, make sure it is securely attached to the panel, if all looks well and still nothing then i would replace the breaker

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