It is common to have three or four outlets on one circuit that is protected by a GFI.Do GFI's go bad?
The main way a GFI truly goes bad is that it still runs things after you push the test button. In that case, it is not protecting anyone from fatal shock, at itself or at other outlets it was protecting. The idea that a GFI might be bad because it won't reset is almost always wrong.What does GFI means?
June 10, 2018. First off, the correct acronym for a GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) is a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) and the purpose is to act as a safety device to protect from electrical shock.