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Defective Eaton AFCI

Mike Lamb

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I pressed the test button on this Cutler Hammer - Eaton BRAF - AFCI and it immediately started to sizzle and smoke. I manually shut the breaker off. I did some googling and did not see anything about recalls. Anybody else have this experience?



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Yes I have had several spark, pop, flash, smoke. I even got shocked pretty good once just by pushing the test button, my shoulder hurt the rest of the day. It always seems to be the Cutler Hammer/Eaton brand. Many times they won't reset to restore power and I have to notify the home owner, which is not a good thing. 

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