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Okay, don't answer that question :( .

A GFCI receptacle is feeding a standard receptacle. When the GFCI is turned off (test buttons), the downstream receptacle turns on. When the GFCI is turned on, the downstream receptacle turns off. Load and line sides are wired correctly. Didn't have a chance to investigate further before I got chased out of there for the day.

What you say wise guys...erm...wise men?
 

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If it's not wired backwards and is not a faulty GFCI, I would say its being back fed.


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Okay, don't answer that question :( .

A GFCI receptacle is feeding a standard receptacle. When the GFCI is turned off (test buttons), the downstream receptacle turns on. When the GFCI is turned on, the downstream receptacle turns off. Load and line sides are wired correctly. Didn't have a chance to investigate further before I got chased out of there for the day.

What you say wise guys...erm...wise men?
Replace it with a new one,if that still happens after:no:
 

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Okay, don't answer that question :( .

A GFCI receptacle is feeding a standard receptacle. When the GFCI is turned off (test buttons), the downstream receptacle turns on. When the GFCI is turned on, the downstream receptacle turns off. Load and line sides are wired correctly. Didn't have a chance to investigate further before I got chased out of there for the day.

What you say wise guys...erm...wise men?
Just one of the line-loads is crossed? Or defective GFCI.

Edit: Put a P&S in there, they won't ever latch/lock/set if line-load is crossed.
 
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