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TheCircuitDetective

  • Circuit Detective & the Jiggle Method - Duration: 7 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 15,568 views
    Henry Homeowner gets advice from Larry, The Circuit Detective, on how to solve an electrical outage using Larry's "Jiggle Method".
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  • A Common Goof Replacing Outlets - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 459,004 views
    How hard can it be, you say? Watch out for this little pitfall! This master electrician demonstrates one of the ways the "simple" replacement of a receptacle can backfire. Just when you thought you...
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  • Hot and Ground Reversed is Not True - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 147,722 views
    If you get this reading on an outlet tester, don't believe it. That reading is the one that will often show up when the actual condition is the more common one called "open neutral." This master el...
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  • Neon Tester -One Prong in your Hand - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 24,761 views
    I tell you, you won't get shocked, and this is the cheapest electrical tester and the best one for more household purposes than even a multimeter! Master electrician vouches for the usefulness and ...
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  • GFCI GFI Outlet -Line Load, and Where's the Red Button? - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 87,101 views
    GFIs are hiding more than ever. Who can tell if an outlet is a ground-fault interrupter anymore? How can you tell which button to push? This master electrician goes over the basics. Did you know th...
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  • Using GFI or Circuit Breaker as an Electrical Tester - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 19,228 views
    You don't usually need a multimeter to troubleshoot electrical problems in the home. Among the things already available for you to test with are the circuit's breaker or the ground-fault interrupte...
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  • GFCI Line versus Load - Duration: 102 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 65,693 views
    How do you know which is which? Master electrician shows you where a GFI outlet tells you the answer. [I thought my eyesight was failing when I tried to read "line" and "load" in English and French...
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  • Best Electrical Tester for 120 volts - Duration: 118 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 36,914 views
    When an outlet won't work, sometimes your multimeter or other tester will say it should! But the acid test remains running a good old light bulb. This master electrician recommends using such a bul...
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  • Rocker 3-Way Switch -Tricky Hookup - Duration: 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 110,647 views
    Replacing an old 3-way switch with a new rocker-style one can give you trouble. Master electrician gives a foolproof rule for hooking any 3-way switch up. These switches all have 3 main terminals f...
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