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Our home has a outlet that keeps blowing the breaker

Our home has a outlet .the tester we pluged in showed a hot neutral reverse . what does that mean

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You have to reverse it and call an electrician for help...or better yet replace the breker fuse to a higher amperage,or change the wire size or rewire it and install a new breaker with a higher amperage....have a nice day!

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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