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    Electrical fault codes

    Electricians

    What are the different fault codes and when do they apply?

    Asked by Heather on 20th Jan 2021
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    c thomas electrical

    "You have not said what the fault codes relate to.. if it is relating to an electrical certificate. If so there should be an explanatory guidance. If not you can Google the fault codes relating to what they are displaying on."

    Answered on 20th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Acc Renewable Energy Ltd

    "C1 dangerous and must be rectified or isolated at once
    C2 potentially dangerous and remedial works need completed ASAP this will also warrant a unsatisfactory report
    C3 recommended for upgrade but are satisfactory and meet the electrical requirements standards
    These will apply when you get your property inspecting like it should every 5-10 years depending on previous Certification or report this is now call EICR which in turn mean condition report
    Kind regards
    Kevin Boyle
    Acc Renewable Energy ltd"

    Answered on 20th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Sparky MD Ltd

    "Hi
    The codes is for Electrical installation condition report, for the existing wiring systems,
    You have c1 ,c2,c3 and FI.
    C1 danger present, risk of injury , immediate remedial action required
    C2 potentially dangerous, urgent remedial action required
    C3 improvement recommend
    FI further investigation required without delays.

    So if you get c1, c2 and FI on the EICR that means your certificate/report is unsatisfactory (failed)"

    Answered on 27th Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    JNP Electrical Services

    "Hi the fault codes are
    C1- imminent danger or risk of injury remedial work needs to take place immediately, (eg a broken socket front that has exposed live parts that could be touched)
    C2-not as serious as C1 but does still pose a risk to become a danger in the future and needs remedial work to take place to correct the issue
    C3- basically recommending a improvement to be made but doesn’t pose immediate risk
    FI- is further investigation into a problem"

    Answered on 20th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Central energy south ltd

    "They are category of action required on a eicr. Example

    C1 immediately dangerous and needs to be rectified.
    C2 urgent remedial action required
    C3 recommend improvement"

    Answered on 20th Jan 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report

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