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I installed a weatherproof double socket using 10mm SWA to

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I installed a weatherproof double socket using 10mm SWA to my sheds consumer unit, this work and the sockets in my shed work but my shed lights trip soon as I turn them on, but they were working before. Any ideas why this is happening. Thanks

Are they tripping the RCD or the MCB?

Start by checking how you have bonded the earth for the socket at both ends

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
RCDs I think, its just the lights RCD tripping,
Iv put end of the conductors in relevant slots in socket end and the earth bar at consumer unit

Right, if you disconnect the earth, live and neutral of the new SWA do the lights still trip?

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