Home Improvement Questions? Ask a Handyman for Answers ASAP
I am here, but please bear in mind that this isn't an interactive chat session - it's a forum and there will sometimes be natural gaps between replies.So to confirm - all of the socket outlets are untouched and are not disconnected?
Please ignore the phone call offer - that's an optional service and the offer is generated automatically by the web site.
Which switch in the consumer unit is tripping?Do you have any means of testing conductivity in the circuit? Are you confident with electrical installation and can safely remove the socket outlets and check the connections?
May I ask why you're asking about an earth fault? Are you an electrician?
And what makes you believe that there might be an earth fault?Which switch is tripping?
I need to go out for two hours.I'll pick this up when I get back to my desk.
I have an increasing number of questions.1. What rating is the MCB?2. Does the MCB reset?3. If so, why is there no power to the appliances?4. When you say you've isolated the fault, how did you isolate it?5. Why do you think there's an earth fault?