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I need to find a cable break under floor tiles, do bosch produce some sort of device that can detect cable breaks and locate the fault without having to remove all the tiles

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There should be a conduit that the cable runs through. If you tie one end of the wires together and ohms out the other end it will tell you if you have an open circuit. If you don't have a conduit, you can find it by some type of metal detector or stud finder.

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