Odd Electrical Problems

Odd Electrical Problems

This web describes odd electrical faults – symptoms and causes.

 

Symptom – Multiple

Causes:

  • Rabbit chewed through external wiring.
  • Earth not connected.
  • No earth bonding.
  • Mouse chewed wiring in loft.
  • Electrical tape used to connect wires.
  • Nail or screw through electrical cable.
  • Old live wire not connected (left dangling).
  • Slug ‘frazzled’ behind an electrical socket.

Symptom – RCD Keeps Tripping

Causes:

  • Low energy bulb blown.
  • Nail or screw through electrical wire.
  • Insect crawled, and been frazzled, on back of RCD unit.

Symptom – New Cooker Not Working

Causes:

  • Missing wire (and electrician never checked cooker after installation).
  • Haven’t replaced RCD after installing the electrical circuit.
  • Nail or screw through electrical cable.
  • Cable burnt out – too small a diameter cable used.

Symptom – Electrical Socket Not Working

Causes:

  • Slug ‘frazzled’ behind an electrical socket.
  • Nail or screw through electrical wire.
  • Electrical tape used to connect wires.
  • Wiring corroded (old).

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