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Old 11-12-06, 03:51 PM
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I need a little help here. 75 year old house with no ground wires. Do GFCI outlets require ground to work properly? I tried to install a GFCI circuit today and the GFCI outlet worked fine but the outlet downstream of the GFCI would not work. Any ideas would be appreciated.
 
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No, The GFCI does not need a ground, That would be best though.

Did you wire it correctly?
The feed (from fuse panel) -Hot 120v-(to ground) Goes to brass screw on "LINE", Neutral -No 120v-(to ground) goes to silver screw, "LINE".
The wires (conductors) going to other recepticales, attach to the"LOAD" side of the GFCI, In the same manner.

After applying power you must push the "reset" button on the GFCI. Make sure you have power to all rec.. Then push test, And all rec should be OFF.
If this happens ,you're good.
 
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