Installing grounding rod


Old 10-06-15, 01:21 PM
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Installing grounding rod

Previous owner removed the grounding rod for some reason. The ground wire is hanging down over a pit. I'm going to go get a new grounding rod, drive it into the bottom of the pit, and attach the ground wire to it. Do I need to turn off the panel while working on it?
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Old 10-06-15, 01:22 PM
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Do I need to turn off the panel while working on it?
No. .
Old 10-06-15, 03:24 PM
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A pit for what?
Most often the ground rod is outside not inside.
Old 10-06-15, 03:26 PM
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I get the impression the ground rod was outside and that it was dug up when a pit was dug. May be a drywell or something similar.

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