Electrical Wiring in the Home/replacing fuse


QUESTION: hi robert,  i replaced the fuse and it ddn't blow out   i tried plugging something in that room with no power but nothing came on

how its used
how its used  
different manufacturers
different manufacturer  
ANSWER: Ok darlene,
Here are a few pictures the yellow one is the klein, and then theres a picture with a bunch of other ones that are out there however anyone will work and the 3rd picture is basically how its used but we will go through more of that later when you get it

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QUESTION: hi robert  i got the klein tool.   i went around all the outlets and it beeps and lights up in the ones that were working already but not the other ones that were out.  the fuse that i replaced yesterday will beep once, tip will turn red once then no more beeping and the tool shuts, but in the other fuses it will keep blinking and beeping  and nothing happens with that switch where the wire was exposed.   is it possible an animal chewed on something under the trailer.   thank you

Is it possible an animal chewed a wire...Yes anything is possible however i personally doubt it that being said it looks as if that fuse did infact blow again if it doesn't give you a constant beep and it probably blew where you cant see it know to he sure all you need to do is test One side of the fuse than the other and you "SHOULD" get a constant beeping on BOTH side's of the fuse...if not than its blown and we still have that short also please keep in mind that if you are to close to "OTHER LIVE" wires that tester WILL beep giv8ng a false reading just keep that in mind. Ok Next
1-i need a NICE CLEAR close up picture of your electrical panel preferably with the cover off
2-A clear close up of the LAST fuse you put in
Lets start there...By the way your DOING GREAT!!! just keep doing what your doing and im confident we will get it
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Robert Tomasulo


I am here to answer ALL your questions regarding anything to do with home wiring such as Switches, Receptacles,Lighting, Main Distribution Panels, HVAC, Thermostats, etc; if it has a wire and in your home I CAN ANSWER IT. Whether its as simple as "why do my lights flicker?" Or as complex as I would like to rewire my house im here to help, in addition i can offer advice on remodeling a kitchen or lighting up you back yard as well as offering troubleshooting on appliances.


I have over 17 years in the electrical industry including Residential, Commercial & Industrial, Im also a certified HVAC technician as well as a certified fiber obtic technician.I am currently employed by the New York City Transit Authority as the Senior Electrical Maintainer and serve as the Relief Foreman for the electrical maintenance division for the past 12 years.I also hold many certifications, licenses and certificates in my field

FOA Member(Fiber Optic Association) UTU (United Transportation Union) IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) HVAC/TALK (Heating & Air conditioning troubleshooting group)

5 years of technical school after high school in electrical installation and design sponsored by Local 3 (IBEW) As well as over 17 years of hands on in the field training and education, and till this day im still learning, Not a day goes by that i don't learn something and if i feel i didn't i will open up a book to insure I DO!

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