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    Re: Turning on light disables GFCI outlet

    Problem resolved! Thanks for all the advice. Whoever had wired the light fixture had connected the black wire from the GFCI plug to the same bundle as the switch. I changed that one wire and...
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    Re: Turning on light disables GFCI outlet

    More investigation. I removed the light fixture. 3 sets of wire come into that box. All of the white wires are connected together. (The light has 2 bulbs with a black and white wire from each of the...
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    Re: Turning on light disables GFCI outlet

    To further test, I removed the GFCI plug. When the light is switched off, the black wire at the plug has current (according to my handy-dandy tester) and the white wire at the plug has no current...
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    Re: Turning on light disables GFCI outlet

    Turning on the light does not trip the GFCI plug. It simply interrupts the power. When I turn the light back on, the GFCI functions again - there is a small green indicator light that comes on when...
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    Turning on light disables GFCI outlet

    I replaced a bathroom GFCI outlet that I thought was not working. The new one works fine when the bathroom light is off, but when I switch the light on, the outlet goes dead. Any suggestions for...
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