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When several outlets are on the same circuit the current comes first from the breaker panel to one outlet where it is connected to a duplex receptacle and/or switch or light, then to the NEXT outlet, light or switch. If a connection was not made properly at any point along the way it can corrode or somehow loose connection back to the breaker panel. If that happens, every outlet DOWNSTREAM will not be working properly. If you cannot track down the problem yourself, you will need to hire an electrician.

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Q: If there are a series of outlets and switches that won't operate in one particular area of your home and there are no breaker switches thrown in the breaker box what else could be causing this problem?
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