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gfci tripping

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by freshfitz, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. freshfitz

    freshfitz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    We did a first time installation of outdoor lighting we used a hadco 600w transformer with a light sensor. the system keeps tripping the gfci? Any sugestions we put a sealed bubble cover on the outlet and caulked around it to keep the water out
  2. NY Landscape Lighting

    NY Landscape Lighting LawnSite Member
    Messages: 121

    We have had this happen in past. It was a bad GFCI out of the box, replaced it and no more trips. Try replacing the GFCI. If its the breaker panel tripping you might have to much load or there is something else on the same circuit.
  3. freshfitz

    freshfitz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    We did put a new gfci in, the breaker panel is not tripping and the hadco transformer has two circuit breakers they are not tripping either just the gfi outlet is

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