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House has old wiring,going to be knocked down in 2yrs,1 part of lighting circirt keeps blowing fuse and knocking the trip off,every time I put trip on,in 20seconds it goes of again?

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This would sound like an overload on the circuit. If it were a direct short the breaker would trip immediately. As an example if you had two units such as a refrigerator and a freezer on the circuit in question, both motors starting at the same time could draw enough current to trip the breaker on start up.

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