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Here are some tips on troubleshooting dead electrical outlets: 1. Check the Functioning of the Circuit Breaker 2. Check on How Plugs Fit Into the Sockets 3. Plug a Lamp Into Each of the Outlets to See if They Are Functioning 4. Check the Outlets With Different DevicesWhy your GFCI outlet will not reset?
A GFCI or GFI outlet may not reset because there’s a ground fault occurring at a regular outlet that’s not working, or somewhere else downstream of the GFI. Also, if no power is reaching the GFI, it may not reset. The component will not function properly if power does not reach its electrical box.Why to use GFCI receptacle testers to check electrical outlets?
A GFCI Circuit Tester gives you peace of mind knowing that receptacle installations are in proper working order. Professional electricians, inspection teams and contractors should use a quality GFCI circuit tester to check outlets and make sure the job is done right the first time.