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Re: living room lights don't work!!

Original poster: John <fireba8104-at-yahoo-dot-com> 

Hi Ed,
All of the lights and outlets are out.
Thinking about it, the reading from my ohm meter(on outlets) could be 
caused by a device that is connecting the neutral to the hot though the 
windings of a transformer or some other thing of that matter. First thing 
after school tomorrow I'll unplug everything and check the outlets and 
light switches.
Thanks for the suggestion,

Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
Original poster: Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com

In a message dated 6/8/04 8:42:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:

 >Original poster: John
 >Hi David,
 >I checked every single breaker with my ohm meter.
 >Nothing was found to be wrong at all with them.


Do you have 120 volts ac at the hot side of the breaker in the on
position? If so, you need to trace those wires. If all the lights and
outlets on that circuit are out, as someone else mentioned, there must be a
bad connection in the wiring. If all lights and outlets are out, the bad
connection must be in the first junction that that line goes into (directly
from the breaker box) - probably in an outlet box.

Ed Sonderman