ground connections with ganged straps


  #1  
Old 12-06-04, 06:31 PM
steveo
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Question ground connections with ganged switches and an outlet

If I have a 4-ganged box with three light switches on one circuit breaker and an outlet on a different circuit breaker, do I connect the grounds of the switches and switch power together with the ground of the outlet. These are in a plastic box.
 
  #2  
Old 12-06-04, 06:44 PM
J
Member
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: United States
Posts: 17,733
Upvotes: 0
Received 1 Upvote on 1 Post
Yes, all grounding wires in the same box are interconnected, even if on different circuits. Not true of neutrals, of course.

I hate 4-gang boxes. Too crowded and too confusing. Are you sure you don't want to put that receptacle in another nearby box?
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: