replacing outlets


Old 02-05-10, 06:01 PM
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replacing outlets

What is the proper way to replace a two prong outlet with a three if you have no ground to the box
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Old 02-05-10, 07:00 PM
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Install a GFCI receptacle and be sure to place the included sticker on the face of the receptacle that states: No Equipment Ground.

This improves personnel safety but does NOT give a ground reference which is necessary for surge arrestors or some electronic equipment.
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