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infoResetting a trip switch

If your lights or power go off, it means your trip switches are working properly. You can find out what caused the problem and sort it out quite easily.

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General advice

This advice only applies to modern consumer units. If you have an older ‘fuse board’ type with rewirable cartridges, see the guidance in Fuses.

To reset a trip:

If the trip goes again, it is probably being caused by a faulty appliance or light. You need to identify which circuit is being affected and which appliance on that circuit is causing the problem: