Acouple of weeks back I asked for advice on the best way to wire a kitchen
to enclude sockets for washing machines etc.
Today I installed a basic ring plus plenty of sockets and ran it back to
the consumer unit which had a spare 32 Amp breaker protected by a rcd.It
kept tripping as soon as a test bulb was plugged into a socket.I rechecked
every socket etc but can find no reason for it. (all new wire and new
The breaker didnt trip only the rcd..In desperation I rewired for only one
socket on a straight radial wire about 10ft long if that, and that tripped.
Itried swapping breakers no good. In the end I moved the breaker to the
unprotected side of the rcd and every thing works perfectly. Really
frustrating as I can not imagine what fault or condition could have caused
Any ideas please as I would like protection of the rcd.
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