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Consumer Unit Advice



 
 
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Old February 9th 04, 04:12 PM posted to uk.d-i-y,uk.rec.caravanning
Phil Kyle
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Default Consumer Unit Advice

On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 15:16:39 GMT, Harry Bloomfield wrote:

hays wrote on Sunday (08/02/2004) :
I removed the cover to the consumer unit
The two live feeds to this circuit have scorched insulation. There is some
scorching to the MCB
The wiring used is a thicker size for the downstairs ring than the upstairs
ring (but not as thick as the cooker)


It sounds likely that the circuit is heavily loaded


Craig, what have I told you about sitting on that?!???????

and that there
might have been a poor job done in tightening the connections.


Must've taken your advice on that one then.

The MCB
will need to be replaced, the cable stripped back to where it is
undamaged and put back together with properly tightened terminals.


This is too dull to comment on.

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