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GFI Circuit Breakers Keep Tripping

We just moved into a home built in 2014. We have three or four GFI circuit breakers in the panel box that keep tripping: if we run the vacuum cleaner, turn on a light or some times for no reason. Any suggestions?

Re: GFI Circuit Breakers Keep Tripping

Capacitor controlled motors and arching switches can cause GFCI's to trip, especially older model breakers. You can try replacing the breakers with different model.


Re: GFI Circuit Breakers Keep Tripping

I recommend replacing one (most problematic) GFI breaker with a new unit and see what happens.  While the panel is open re-tighten all the electrical connections including the mains and neutrals.

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