Pool Pump Breaker Question

poolman11

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I have my pool pump wired up to an AFCI/GFCI breaker. I turned the pump off last night and everything was fine and the breaker was on, but when I went to turn it on this morning the breaker had been tripped. Yesterday we had strong thunderstorms come though this morning, and there was a lot of lightning. Could the lightning have caused the breaker to trip? What else could have caused it?
 

Jimrahbe

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Reset it and see what happens.. If water or even moisture gets into any GFCI protected system it can cause the breaker to pop..

Thanks,

Jim R.
 

poolman11

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Jan 6, 2021
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11,

Reset it and see what happens.. If water or even moisture gets into any GFCI protected system it can cause the breaker to pop..

Thanks,

Jim R.
Thanks, I reset it and it is working just fine. I just wanted to make sure that there wasn't anything wrong.
 
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