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grounding problems #216181
10/24/15 12:04 AM
10/24/15 12:04 AM
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grifftech  Offline OP
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I am not licensed but I do know that the ground wire is supposed to be connected to the device in the box . The idiot who wired our house forgot to ground most of the switches and one outlet.

Last edited by grifftech; 10/24/15 12:06 AM.
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Re: grounding problems [Re: grifftech] #216184
10/24/15 02:08 PM
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Are you sure they are not "self grounding" devices, (assuming metal boxes)?


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