Circuit Breakers and Loose Electrical Wires

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A circuit breaker can trip (or a fuse can blow) due to nothing more than a loose wire. This can happen even if the wire is still connected to an outlet, but the outlet's terminal screw isn't tightened enough. In other situations, completely loose wires can come in contact with electrical boxes or other wires, possibly resulting in a tripped breaker—or worse.

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Original Article Source Credits: thespruce, https://www.thespruce.com/

Article Written By Bob Formisano

Original Article Posted on :  10/07/19

Link to Original Article: https://www.thespruce.com/breaker-tripped-by-loose-electrical-outlet-1824646

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