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How is a Residual Current Device or RCD different to a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI?

Nowadays terms Residual Current Device or RCD and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI refer to the same type of electrical safety device. If there is no fault anywhere (MORE)

Do you need arc fault breakers if you put in a new panel in a old house?

If your jurisdiction is using a version of the NEC that requires arc fault breakers, then yes. Call your local building and planning department to see what revision of the cod (MORE)

What are the standards for the location of gfci ground fault circuit interrupt socket outlets around sinks?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries using similar 60Hz mains supplies     By asking this question you are probably not quite ready to take on this particular task. (MORE)

What is the difference between an arc fault breaker and a ground fault circuit breaker?

A ground fault breaker, or outlet can tell when the current leaks to a different ground. These are used when or in the area of water. An ARC fault breaker can tell when an (MORE)

What does fuel pump relay primary circuit fault mean?

There could be a short to ground circuit . The fuel pump control circuit may also be sticking open which would also cause this fault.
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Where should you start to find an electrical fault in the ignition circuit on a 1973 Plymouth Valiant?

start with the ballast resistor, it's the porceloin retangular block on the firewall that has plug in wires to it, replace it as most of mopar ignition problems are cured by r (MORE)

What is the function of ground fault circuit interrupters?

Interrupt (i.e. disconnect) power in the circuit if it detects a  ground fault (i.e. leakage of current from hot line not returning  on neutral line). This prevents shocks t (MORE)