Originally Posted By: roconnor
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I’m sure the issue of testing GFCI receptacles (outlets) has been bantered around before, but another topic reminded me of a Mike Holt newsletter article about that so I thought I would share it …
Bottom line is that I think you have to also push the test button, in addition to checking it out with a decent plug-in tester (ahem), to adequately check out a GFCI receptacle.
Robert O'Connor, PE
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I am absolutely amazed sometimes by how much thought goes into doing things wrong