Mixing aluminum and copper wiring

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Old 08-21-05, 05:48 PM
Mike Pula
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Mixing aluminum and copper wiring

My home is wired with aluminum. We just received a light fixture wired with copper. Is it ok to connect these directly or is there a problem with connecting copper to aluminum?
 
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Old 08-21-05, 08:34 PM
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Buy the special wire nuts for copper/aluminum connection. They're a few bucks each, but that's a small price to pay to avoid a fire.
 
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