When Pool Pump and Light On Breaker Trips

I have a pool pump and an inground pool light on a GFI breaker. The pump works fine, but when I switch on the pool light the breaker trips. I tried a regular light fixture and the breaker still trips. Any ideas?

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By no mullet from St. Louis, Mo

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June 22, 20100 found this helpful

Either a breaker that can handle more amps or a separate breaker for the light.

These links should be helpful to you:

http://www.ehow  uit-breaker.html

http://www.doit  /qnaelectrical10

http://www.hamm  aker/install.htm

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