When Good Circuit Breakers Go Bad: How To Replace A Defective Breaker
If you overload a circuit and your circuit breaker trips, all you need to do is push the breaker switch back into the "on" position. However, what happens if you don't hear the reassuring click that indicates that the breaker has been reset? Circuit breakers can eventually fail if they have been tripped and reset too many times. This may occur if the issues that are causing the circuit to overload are not addressed.