lamp flickering

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Old 10-31-12, 07:40 AM
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lamp flickering

When I plug my lamp into one of the receptacles in my living room it flickers. When I plug it into a different receptacle on the same circuit it does not flicker. I switched out the lamps and the new lamp did the same thing. I'm getting 120v with no variation on the receptical and I also tested it with a receptical tester and it shows the wiring is correct. So I switched out the receptical with a brand new one, and it is still flickering....any suggestions would be great! Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 10-31-12, 08:23 AM
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If it is back stabbed move the wires to the screws. You need to check the connections in all the receptacles on that breaker. Start with the receptacle closest to the problem receptacle and work outward toward the breaker box. As stated move any back stabbed wires to the screws in the other receptacles.
 
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Seems to of done the trick. Thanks Ray!
 
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Old 11-11-12, 05:55 PM
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It randomly started doing it again with any lamp I plug in it. Same receptacle....any other ideas or thoughts?
 
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Old 11-11-12, 08:16 PM
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Did you check and correct the wiring on this [receptacle] and on each [receptacle] between this one and the panel?
 

Last edited by ray2047; 11-11-12 at 09:06 PM. Reason: Change breaker to receptacle.
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