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Hi, my shower pull switch got stuck, I bought a new one to replace, when I unscrewed the switch part from the casing I could see that one of the wires had blown (melted) as I didn't have the correct tools to cut and strip the wire to enable me to replace the switch I left it as it was and turned the electricity back on... I now have no working plug sockets, cooker socket isn't working and the only light I have working is in the living room!! I have a fuse box with pull out plugs which are individually marked 'sockets' 'lights' 'cooker' 'shower' 'water heater' and each contain an individual fuse for the required AMP. I bought a replacement socket and lights fuse (even though 1 light still works) and replaced the socket fuse but still have no working sockets! I haven't replaced any other fuses... is it a possibility that more than 1 fuse has blown and I need to check them all or is there another reason of cause that I need to check to fix this...or does it sound like this could be a far bigger problem than I had imagined or hoped? Any help or advice would be much appreciated.
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Electrician: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 7 months ago
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Hi ..........it usually is the one circuit .........most likely what happened is where it was burned and you tried to fix it you may have a loose connection that powers everything else downstream .............keep the breaker off and redo that connection ...........it would help if you had a tester ...............how old is the house ?

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