Xenon under cabinet lighting


Old 02-02-10, 09:30 AM
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Xenon under cabinet lighting

I purchased some GE brand xenon under cabinet lights along with a junction box (GE part number 24772) required to hardwire the lights. I had an electrician run a separate wire that is connected to it's own light switch before I replaced the cabinets in my kitchen.

The problem I am having is that the junction box does not have a ground wire to connect to the existing ground in the romex even though the picture in the instructions shows a green wire. This is a three light fixture for a total of 60 watts. Does it need to be grounded and if not, what do I do with the copper ground found in the romex?

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Old 02-02-10, 12:09 PM
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If there is a green screw or wire inside the junction box it would attach to the ground in the cable. There may be a mark like a christmas tree near this screw to indicate it is the ground. If there is no wire or screw just tuck the ground in the box. Do not cut it off.
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xenon and junction grounding

I bought the same setup, the junction box comes with a copper wire that gets attached to the bx cable and nut

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