Receptacle splitter broke- ground pin broken off


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Old 07-04-15, 10:07 PM
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Receptacle splitter broke- ground pin broken off

hi all ,

The round part is stuck inside the wall and I am unsure if it s dangerous to leave it there , or if Its safe to remove it myself.

Here is what it looks like (bottom one )

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Old 07-04-15, 10:45 PM
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Turn of breaker and pull with a pair of needle nose pliers. The ground prong shouldn't be live but best to be extra safe.
 

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Old 07-05-15, 07:02 AM
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Thanks for the answer ! I pulled it out
 
 

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