Learn about electricity safety tips to better protect yourself.
Read up on circuit breakers and what to do when it trips.
*Check to see if your neighbours still have electricity. If they do, the problem could be confined to your home.
DIY steps to inspect and troubleshoot your internal wiring problem:
Open the cover Distribution Panel in your house
Identify the RCD, MCB &Main Switch
Check the position of the RCD
If RCD has tripped then switch OFF all the MCB & Main Switch
Now switch ON the Main Switch & RCD
Switch ON all the MCB one by one.
If the RCD trips when you switch ON a particular MCB, then it is possible there is a wiring problem related to the MCB. Put the particular MCB in OFF position.
Switch ON the RCD to be in ON position.
Switch ON the other MCB excluding the MCB that trips.
Electricity supply has been restored to your house excluding the area related to the MCB that trips.
Call a registered electrician/ contractor to come to your house and performs troubleshooting at the related wiring / MCB
Make sure your hands are dry when handling any electrical device.
Wear shoes or rubber slippers when handling the RCCB.
TNB supports The Electrical & Electronic Association of Malaysia (TEEAM) in educating the public on the proper usage of RCCBs. To learn more about RCCBs, visit http://testrccb.my