Outdoor outlet no electricity

Old 05-12-18, 03:11 PM
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Outdoor outlet no electricity

Hello, My two Front yard outdoor outlets suddenly lose electricity, any idea how to troubleshoot.

1. There is no rain or water when it lost electricity.
2. Both are not GFCI outlets, and I don't see GFCI outlets outside either.
3. My two backyard outlets still work.
4. Checked the breaker box, looks fine.

Any suggestion what next step I should do.

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Old 05-12-18, 03:21 PM
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Depending on the age of your house you may need to look for a gfi in the basement , garage or a bathroom.
Old 05-13-18, 06:39 AM
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Hi, pull the outlet out of the box and have a look inside,what are you testing the outlet with?
Old 05-13-18, 12:16 PM
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My experience with outside outlets go bad when breakers all look good - there is a GFI somewhere that tripped. I think, GFI is a code requirement for outside outlets circuit. That other 2 outlets work means little - they may be on a different circuit. I have two houses here now, outside outlets are all split 50/50 on different circuits and each circuit has GFI somewhere or dedicated breaker.

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