Green corrosion on neutral conductor


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Old 08-17-18, 06:24 AM
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Green corrosion on neutral conductor

4 years ago I had an issue with water getting in my electrical panel. As result the neutral conductor had a bit of green on the tips of the strands, kind of like where the water ran down the wire and dripped off the the bottom of the wire. The portion where the lug touches didn't have any corrosion.

I fixed the issue with the moisture getting into the panel and there the corrosion has not gotten any worse in the past 4 years.

After 4 years, should I go to the trouble of getting this re-terminated $ ?
Do you think the portion where the lug touches the wire would get corroded under the lug screw?
 
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Old 08-17-18, 09:06 AM
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That is normal copper oxidation, nothing to worry about!
 
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Old 08-17-18, 11:59 AM
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If it's not getting worse and there's no evidence of overheating I would say it's not a problem. If you ever have an electrician out for something go ahead and have them clean it up while they're on site, but not worth a special trip.
 
 

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