Where to attach the ground wire


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Old 11-10-11, 11:32 AM
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Where to attach the ground wire

I am installing a new light fixture on the bathroom, and would like to know where I attach the ground wire to the light box?

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Are you sure the box is grounded? Just because it's metal does not mean it is.
 
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When I took the old light fixture off, there was no ground attached.
 

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I don't think this box is grounded and it doesn't look like there's a ground wire in the box. How old is the house and what do your receptacles look like (will they accept a grounded plug or only two prong plugs)?
 
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Ground

I can barely see a ground wire under the screw at the 10 o'clock position in the box.
 
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I thought that was part of the box but I think you're right and that is a bare copper wire.
 
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