How to Check for a Shorted Wire?

Answer Determining the source of an electrical problem is the first step in fixing it. Checking for a short in a circuit is a simple process that involves strategically eliminating the possibilities. The ... Read More »

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How to Check for a Shorted Battery Cell?

Automotive batteries contain a mixture of water and sulphuric acid in each cell. The mixture of these two substances travels around metal plates to energize the cells and transmit electrical curren... Read More »

When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How to Tell if Your Laptop Shorted Out?

When you press the power button on your laptop and the laptop does not turn on, it can be very disquieting. Short circuits are caused by a variety of issues, including the spilling of liquids, a b... Read More »

What is a shorted turn?

A shorted winding means the insulation of the winding wires is deteriorated or burned and hence the current no longer takes the designed path.A coil or a winding on a transformer is a length of wel... Read More »