Circuit Down

Circuit Down

by Larry Dimock

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Overview

Circuit Down by Larry Dimock

Circuit Down is a guide for solving problems in the electrical circuits of a home - shorts, loose connections, GFCIs tripping, etc. The book is thorough but not overly technical, and gives over 30 helpful black and white diagrams and charts. Homeowners will come to understand their wiring system and what can happen to it. Many problems will become easy to fix with confidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430313076
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 08/06/2007
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 868,206
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Larry Dimock is a master residential electrician in Washington State. There he is known as The Circuit Detective, striking terror into the household electrical villains responsible for dead outlets, tripping breakers, and other mysteries. His extensive troubleshooting experience led him to develop this guide for overcoming these electrical surprises around the home.

Table of Contents

•Safety
•Your Electrical System
•How Things Go Wrong
•Diagram of a Typical Circuit
•Three- and Four-Way Switches
•Ground-fault Interrupters (GFCIs)
•Two-circuit Cables
•An Open on a Main Wire
•Pitfalls in Replacing Devices
•Labeling Your Panel
•Testers
•A Troubleshooting Strategy
•Has Something Tripped?
•How to Test for What
•Locating & Troubleshooting GFCIs
•Correcting Outlets (for Real Estate)
•Recognizing Poor Connections
•Repairing
•A Diagnostic Tree
•Frequently Answered Questions
•Particular Appliances & Switches
•Brief Troubleshooting Tips
•Thoughts on Electrical Fires
•Stories: Detective Cases
•Glossary
•Help From the Author

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Circuit Down: How to Solve That Household Electrical Mystery 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have bought and attempted to use numerous books on wiring and found most of them unclear and almost useless . this one is clear and helpful. GET IT ! You will be pleased , no joke and I have no connection with the author .