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Old 03-06-2013, 12:27 AM   #328
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Originally Posted by slackmeyer View Post
The thing that pisses me off about the AFCI breakers is the failure rate. The ones that we've put in remodels 4-5 years ago are starting to trip for no reason more and more often. I'm not a fan of AFCI and tamper proof receptacle requirements.
Check to make sure the grounding conductor isn't touching the neutral screws on receptacles. I had an AFCI circuit that kept tripping, and that ended up being the problem. When installing 150 receptacles in a dwelling, this can happen.
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