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    It is getting even stranger. 8 days ago (not...

    It is getting even stranger. 8 days ago (not yesterday but the Sunday before) we changed out all 3 breakers. The 2 AFCIs for the bedroom were changed back from 20Amp to 15Amp (what they originally...
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    Yes, it is on the seventh day. So it's always one...

    Yes, it is on the seventh day. So it's always one day less in the week. If it happens on a Sunday, next week it is a Saturday (but when I reset during that week, it will "wait" seven days again)....
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    I agree. Unfortunately I don't know much about...

    I agree. Unfortunately I don't know much about that. Where do I learn about the common leg? I guess I will google it :-) And what could cause that?
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    I did that two weeks ago. I turned off the one...

    I did that two weeks ago. I turned off the one with the receptacles and that time the lights tripped. So it is either one of them (or both if both are turned on) that trip exactly 7 days later.
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    Sorry, no update last week because I forgot to...

    Sorry, no update last week because I forgot to pay attention. But both tripped again at the same time. I didn't realize it right away. So I did reset both breakers about 30 minutes later. Tonight,...
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    The fridge was on the circuit that I turned off a...

    The fridge was on the circuit that I turned off a few minutes before the one with the lights tripped. Also, the two breakers already did this when there were no appliances in the room (only the...
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    Yes, that settop box was on that circuit that was...

    Yes, that settop box was on that circuit that was turned off. And yes, there are 3 other of their boxes in the house.
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    Sorry, we had visitors so I wasn't on here. It...

    Sorry, we had visitors so I wasn't on here. It did trip again yesterday (Saturday). Both always trip at the same time. So this time, five minutes before I turned off the one to the plugs. Sure...
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    Just checked... Those sensors are on a different,...

    Just checked... Those sensors are on a different, non-AFCI breaker.
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    One other things. The bathroom has Occupant...

    One other things. The bathroom has Occupant Sensors. Even though I think they are all on the one AFCI that is NOT tripping I need to double check that. I just looked up some models on the Internet...
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    Thanks for the great help guys! So unfortunately...

    Thanks for the great help guys! So unfortunately am not so familiar with some of the terms and so can only assume what a "leg" means. There is one over the ground power feed into the house. The other...
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    By the way, I wasn't aware of this at first but...

    By the way, I wasn't aware of this at first but the main panel for the original part of the house has AFCIs for the bedrooms as well and those are not tripping.
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    I guess I should call the power company. We still...

    I guess I should call the power company. We still have over the ground wiring. So I think we might share a power transfomer. But if the source of the problem is on the input side, how does it "know"...
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    Ok, today we switched out the dimmers for regular...

    Ok, today we switched out the dimmers for regular switches (without turning off the breaker). Tonight it did it again. 7 days to the minute. To be that precise must there not be something on there...
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    Yes, there is room in the panel. That seems like...

    Yes, there is room in the panel. That seems like a good idea and I should do that. My contractor mentioned something like that, too.

    Also, as far as I know they do not do remote meter reading...
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    So it is on the 7th day. Which means if it...

    So it is on the 7th day. Which means if it happens next on Sunday, the next time after that it will do it on Saturday. And when noone was living there we did not always reset it right away. So then...
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    I also just found out that there is an outside...

    I also just found out that there is an outside receptacle on the one breaker and it is a GFCI receptacle. Can that cause problems? Then again, I would not assume it to trip after exactly 7 days....
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    We do not have any household automation...

    We do not have any household automation installed. But I will check to see if the dimmers could be controller remotely. Do they contain any circuits?

    Using extension cords is a good idea. I think...
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    Yes, they do both break at the same time. There...

    Yes, they do both break at the same time. There are three AFCIs in the panel. The two outer ones break at the same time. The middle one stays. They used to be all 15s and we replaced the two outer...
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    AFCI breakers tripping every 7 days

    We have a new addition to our house with its own subpanel. Since it is a bedroom the outlets and lights are on their own two 20Amp AFCI breakers. We now narrowed it down to these two AFCI breakers...
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