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Usually you need to replace it.

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What is a gfi?

Ground Fault Interrupter Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

What is the GFCI?

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter.

What does the letters GFCI stand for?

Ground-fault circuit interrupter.

What does GFCI stand for?

Definicion of Ground fault Circuit Interrupter.

What is neutral to ground fault?

It means there is a current to ground which should not exist. A Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) is used to detect this ground current fault and to trip.

Does a ground fault interrupter need to be grounded?

Yes. It is measuring leakage current to ground.

What is the purpose of ground fault circuit interrupter?

the type of the interrupter maters for what ypu are using it for it grrounds it to the ground like it says and it protects it from being interrupted with

The device used to de-energize circuits automatically when a very small ground-fault?

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI).

Can a microwave oven be plugged into a receptacle with a ground fault interrupter?

Yes. No problem.

What would cause a ground fault circuit breaker to trip?

Either a defective interrupter or an actual ground fault exceeding .005 amps

What is the purpose of a ground fault interrupter?

A GFCI / ground fault circuit interrupter monitors the flow of the current to determine if there are dips or peaks of the circuit. This can be used to prevent electronics from becoming overloaded and to prevent surges in the electrical line.

What is the safety switch in a circuit called?

circuit breaker or fuse or ground fault interrupter

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