Neutral/white has no current ???


Old 06-07-18, 09:27 AM
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Neutral/white has no current ???

Neutral/white has no current ???

I thought GFI outlet was defective, so replaced outlet, and still no juice.

Removed outlet and tested wires (meter set at 200 alternating).

Black to ground test at 120V

Black to White test at 0.1

White to ground test at 0.0

Would appreciate you help.
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Old 06-07-18, 09:46 AM
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White is neutral and does not supply current. White to ground should be zero volts. Your problem is no voltage between white and black which should be 120v. It sounds like you have a disconnected or broken neutral somewhere.

How many wires are in your outlet box? Do you only have one black, one white and one bare copper or do you have two blacks, two whites and two bare coppers?
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Yes, that is an open neutral, as PilotDane said. Go to the next box back in the circuit and check the white wire for a bad connection, broken wire, or some other damage.
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Wires: " black, one white and one bare copper", is what I have.
Old 06-07-18, 02:43 PM
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You have a loose or lost neutral connection upstream from that receptacle .
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