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axel132132

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Hi

I have an issue at a bungalow im working at, there is a fault

All the sockets are on a ring, when i plug something in the living room it trips the RCD plug it into any other sockets it dosent trip the RCD

The board is MAIN SWITCH RCD

Cheers
 

telectrix

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check the living room sockets. suspect a N/E reversal.
 
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axel132132

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I took one of the socket fronts off in living room, and it all looked fine whilst socket front was off plugged in and tripped cheers
 

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Hi

I have an issue at a bungalow im working at, there is a fault

All the sockets are on a ring, when i plug something in the living room it trips the RCD plug it into any other sockets it dosent trip the RCD

The board is MAIN SWITCH RCD

Cheers
Please answer the bit in Red how have you established this ?
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telectrix

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used to be a good code 3 on the old PIRs..... further investigation required.
 
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axel132132

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not established there all on a ring (Havent taken every socket off) but there all on one circuit
 
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The question is..
How long has it been tripping ?
 
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axel132132

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randomly for a few months apparently
 

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when was it's last fix?
 
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Still think its faulty skt if no tripping anywhere else.
will only take 2 mins to prove / disprove
 
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