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Had broken wire from outside breaker. changed wire to copper. 60 amp breaker trips when power is turned back on. disconnect wire on 60 amp wire and still have voltage in disconnected wire

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Have 120 volts to other side of breaker ,so we still have lights

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If there are 2 pole breakers and a wire is disconnected it will indicate voltage due to the other pole being connected and the voltage is through the load and seen on the wire.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
this 60 amp breaker is outside on pole by meter can. goes to 100 amp breaker in main panel box
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