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A broken circuit breaker increases the risk of an electrical overload occurring in your home. An overload can cause a short circuit to occur and in extreme cases, can pose a fire risk.
Testing a circuit breaker is necessary to determine the flow of electricity in a circuit breaker panel. The most efficient way to test a circuit breaker is with a multimeter. A multimeter is a measuring instrument that works to combine several measurement functions in one unit. A multimeter can measure volts, amps, and ohms through outlets, fixtures, and breakers.
Here are the steps an electrician will follow to test your circuit breaker with a multimeter:
Because circuit breakers and electrical panels pose a lethal shock risk, only a licensed electrician should test, diagnose, or service your circuit breakers!
Testing a circuit breaker isn’t a task suitable for everybody. If you suspect your circuit breaker has any kind of problem, it’s worth getting a professional’s opinion. Call Electrical Services FL today at 786-487-7441 and have any necessary repair completed on the spot.