Originally Posted by slackmeyer
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.