reverse polarity


Old 11-21-00, 07:07 AM
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The inspector on our new house sayes one of the outlets has reverse polarity. He sayes its easy to fix. Is it?
How do I do it?
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Old 11-21-00, 08:28 AM
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Swap the wires at the outlet. Black wire to brass colored screw, white wire to silver colored screw.

If another outlet is ganged to this one, make sure it too is wired black to brass, white to silver at this outlet, or by correcting the first outlet you will reverse the polarity of the second outlet.


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