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  1. Hellsbells
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    I have rewired a room with a ring main, all the plugs have been put on, there are 7 plugs in the room, I have put my tester plug in all the sockets and the 2 green lights come on saying everything is ok, but when I plug an appliance in and switch it on, it trips. Anyone any idea why?
     
  2. Spoon
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    What is tripping? The circuit breaker or RCD?
    Any chance of you posting a pic of your CU.
     
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    guess N in wrong N bar. where in Wales?
     
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  4. Spoon
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    Could be.. Then again they may not have disconnected at the CU and then its a fault at one of the sockets.
    We will see if they comes back with some answers...
     
  5. Moaz
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    Test it with another appliance??
     
  6. Hellsbells
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    Wrexham
     
  7. Hellsbells
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    Hellsbells EF Member

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    Have tested with various appliances
     
  8. Matthewd29
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    Did you do your testing on the circuit before energizing it?
     
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    within my area of banditry. if you're stuck, i can sort it.
     
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  10. Moaz
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    Hmm. Is the Neutral on the correct side of the CU?
     
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  11. Pete999
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    Any dead testing done? sounds like wire it up switch it on and keefingers crossed, "the bang test"
     
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  12. Pete999
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    Hmm and its a Ring Final Circuit RFC NOT a ring main
     
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  13. Hellsbells
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    It's the one on the left where the switch is down

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  15. Bob Geldoff1234
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    Bob Geldoff1234 Regular EF Member

    At the very least you have put your sockets on a 50amp RCBO(It should be a 32amp).
    You obviously don't know what your doing so get a proper electrician in to test the circuits,change the breaker and fix your fault.
     
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