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  • Oct 27, 2006, 10:46 AM
    summermh
    Outdoor outlet not working -- wet?
    Our outdoor front entry outlet isn't working, and there is no reset button, nor is there a switch listed on our fuse box for that outlet. Outlets in indoor rooms that are closest to this outlet are working fine. We've had some rain this week, right around the time the outlet quit working. Is there a fix, or do we simply have to let it dry?

    Thanks,
    Summer
  • Oct 27, 2006, 02:56 PM
    tkrussell
    This outlet can be protected by any GFI outlet you have, check the garage, main panel, basement, bathrooms, and kitchens for a tripped GFI.

    Check the panel for a GFI breaker.

    Or the water could have corroded the connections into the outlet, this will require pulling the outlet out, and loose wires inside may still be live, unless you shut off the breaker feeding it.

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