The garage outlet is a GFCI outlet and it keeps tripping, about once a week. The electric sockets in our flat keep tripping the circuit. I have an outlet on my outside patio and one in my garage that are on the same circuit. At some point this morning the kitchen sockets tripped and its had me up the wall, literally. Home electrical problem -sockets tripping 14 December 2009 at 12:44PM edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in In my home (includes DIY) MoneySaving 22 replies 59.7K views A few of my circuit breakers are turning off daily. I just moved into an older house and the breakers are old. Overloaded Circuit . if there is no rcd protection at all and the mcb keeps tripping out even after disconnecting all the plugs from the sockets, that means `there is a fault on the wiring and you need an electrician to investigate the circuit. I have to constantly flip them back to ON. Electrical Fault. GFCI Outlet Tripping Electrical Question: Why is my GFCI Outlet Tripping Off? An overloaded circuit is the most common reason for a circuit breaker tripping. 4. Helpful Tips to Know Why Does My Electric Smoker Keep Tripping the Breaker. The breakers in the electrical breaker box are NOT labelled. Season your electric smoker if it’s new and you haven’t already. Not today. Hi all, hope everyone has had a nice Christmas. If the problem keeps reoccurring, you may need a new dedicated circuit and outlet that can handle the amperage required by the appliances. Electrical circuit breaker keep tripping. This video gives some simple things to check in order to find what is causing the problem. We have tried unplugging all the sockets one by one to identify what is tripping it but it seems to change each time, and this morning we have unplugged everything and it still will not turn on. Because several outlets can exist on one circuit, there may be an appliance “downstream” that’s tripping the outdoor GFCI. It has happened in the past but I just flip the breaker back up and it's been fine. It has a refrigerator plugged into it, … Check the outlet/socket for signs of damage (odors, sparks, etc). Does your electricity keep switching off ? There is an electrical issue on another outlet that’s on the same circuit. electric cooker keeps tripping the sockets? A GFCI outlet is usually installed in damp or wet areas of your home such as the bathrooms, kitchen, and outdoor areas where water is present. Is it the cooker or electrics?, as soon as i turn on the cooker it trips and the sockets.When the cooker is disconnected the switch used for the cooker 'sometimes' trips the sockets when i turn it on, Update: Thank you all for taking the time to answer :-) Answer Save. If your GFCI outlet trips consistently, it could be an electric fault resulting from faulty structural wiring. if you do have a rcd protection, you should operate the rcd as well as all mcbs protected by the rcd ,to the off position. 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