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Circuit breaker repair

Circuit Breaker Repair | Electricians Service Team

In this article we are going to be discussing the circuit breaker. In order to understand how it works we have come up with a relatable example. In Borneo, there are ants that usually explode in the face of threat. This mechanism is similar to that of the circuit breakers when excess electricity comes in, they trip off blocking the flow of electricity. By so doing they protect you and your family members in the face of electrical hazards.

But sometimes your breaker switch can stop working. If you are experiencing any difficulties Electrician Service Team is here to help you solve this problem in the shortest time frame. Our company offers you the best quality circuit breaker repair services and more in the Los Angeles region. We have licensed and experienced electricians that carry out this circuit breaker repair.

Some symptoms of breaker switch malfunction

Due to various reasons like overloading the circuit breaker can experience malfunctions. Here are some signs to look out for:
  • Constantly tripping off on its own not necessarily connected to excess electricity.
  • Heating up.
  • Burning smell.
  • Once you notice any of the above symptoms or any other not listed, it is best to contact us at Electrician Service Team. Most times it is impossible to repair a malfunctioning circuit, it is best to carry out a circuit breaker replacement or just replace the whole electric panel. We are always available 24/7 to help you.

    The typical lifespan of an electric panel is 25 – 40 years. When it is well past that age it is necessary to get an electrical panel upgrade. When you carry out proper maintenance and also when you carry out electrical panel repair when you notice a fault, you can most likely increase the longevity of your load center. 

    How to replace a circuit breaker

    1. Buy a new one with similar voltage and size.
    2. Switch off the breaker before starting the replacement.
    3. For more safety, switch the circuit switch off too.
    4. Remove the cover of the panel.
    5. Loosen the wires.
    6. Pull out the wire using a plier while avoiding contact with the body.
    7. Take out the old breaker carefully.
    8. Replace with a new breaker.
    9. Tighten any loose wires but do not overdo it.
    10. Inspect it again to be sure everything is fine.
    11. Close the panel.
    12. Turn on both switches that were turned off.
    13. Test the voltage and it good to go! 

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