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    Electric Fence Triggers Siren When Raining

    Afternoon All

    Our 6 year old fence recently started to trigger the alarm during rainfalls. Inspection of the fence reveals nothing: no debris, nothing arcing.

    After a few hours of dry weather, fence works perfectly.

    Any suggestions of where or what to check?

    Thank you.

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    This seems to be a common problem ... my neighbours fence is the same ... as it starts raining you hear the electric fence alarm ... you reset the alarm and it works no problem ...even while it is pouring down with rain ... as soon it its starts raining again the alarm is activated.

    There have been 3 electric fence companies try fix it ... without any joy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Annetta View Post
    Afternoon All

    Our 6 year old fence recently started to trigger the alarm during rainfalls. Inspection of the fence reveals nothing: no debris, nothing arcing.

    After a few hours of dry weather, fence works perfectly.

    Any suggestions of where or what to check?

    Thank you.
    It is generally dust on the insulators or a hairline crack that the water sits in and tracks str to earth .Difficult to see as it does not " jump " across a gap and create the spark

    See if you can get it down to a zone and clean insulators

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