My DeWalt electric drill started tripping a ground-fault interrupter outlet and eventually I traced the problem to the power cord. I removed the cord from the drill and found something I have never seen before on a cord, and neither has the local electric motor shop or the local DeWalt dealer. The three wires from the cord are green, white and black. The black and white wires go to the trigger switch for the drill motor. All three wires also "pigtail" to a common encapsulated or "potted" piece that I am guessing is the problem. The man at the electric motor shop said he'd just cut the potted piece out of the tool. I'm wondering what its purpose is. Any ideas, anyone?
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You have a short. It is either short to ground or short circuiting. Check the cord very carefully for breaks. Make sure the ground plug is in tacked. Also try a different outlet to make sure the problem is the tool.
First of all, make SURE that the unit is NOT plugged into a ground fault circuit interrupt (GFCI) outlet. Make sure that the safety key (or safety tether cord's magnet) is on the round metal portion of the console control's head. (It will NOT operate without this in place because it's a safety feature. Also check the circuit breaker under the console, & push it in until it clicks (if it has been tripped (it would extend out if tripped)). Make sure that the power cord is fully inserted in the appropriate power outlet & that the building/home's circuit breaker has not tripped. Otherwise, call your dealer to replace what would be a defective treadmill.
GFI is Ground Fault Interrupter (or GFCI - Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) It is doing its job, telling you that there is a short in the unit or wiring. Have a certified electrician check the wiring and unit.
Treadmills are machines with a considerable pull of electricity. Make sure you are operating on a dedicated circuit.
Most users have the machine plugged into a spare bedroom outlet ehich is either not dedicate (power source spread out to more then one outlet) or is a GFI outlet (Ground Fault Indicator).
These outlets are used so homeowners do not overload an outlet in an area where a resident will sleep and be in danger of a fore or death.
Usually in the first few pages of your owners manual it will give you the requirements for your machine.
You can run an extension cord to another room with a dedicated outlet, but the extension cord does not transmit all the power coming out of the outlet and will eventually lead to other issues, usually electrical issues within the machine.
You can use a multimeter to see what else could be the issue with your outlet, but will want to consider having an electrician put in a dedicated outlet.
There can be several causes for this symptom. Does the outlet have a breaker or "switch" that is tripped? If this is a GFI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outlet, first disconnect any cord or equipment plugged into the outlet, then press the "reset" button in the middle of the receptacle. The GFI's should not/will not reset with anything plugged in. (If they are working correctly.) More specific information needed if this does not take care of the problem. There are numerous other things which could be causing this problem, loose conections, bad generator, broken or damaged wires on the electrical system, inverter problems, etc. Refer to your owners manual if at all possible, take a look here at this link if you don't have a copy.<<< http://servicenet.dewalt.com/Products/Detail?isId=true&productNumber=DG6000&selectedType=6326# >>>>
Yes, luckily Dewalt is taking care of you. You might want to look into a 1/2' drive electric model (sorry with a cord) Alot depends on how hard the ground is but in the long run the big electric will handle about anything you throw at it. Check Sears or Home Depot both good sources for good tools
under the sink you will probably find an electrical outlet with the disposal cord plugged in. If so, plug another item into the outlet like a blow dryer to be sure you have power to the outlet. If you have no power the problem is a tripped breaker or a blown fuse. First check all of the plugs in the kitchen area including under the sink to determine if you have a ground fault circuit interrupter outlet. If you do, it may be tripped. If it is tripped simply reset it.
If you know you have power to the disposal then check to be sure no spoon or other hard object isn't in the disposal preventing it from operating. Use a flash light to check this. If there is no obstruction look on the case of the disposal for a reset button. good luck.