Ceiling light has open ground--OK to use with GFCI circuit breaker


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Old 10-30-14, 01:47 PM
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Ceiling light has open ground--OK to use with GFCI circuit breaker

I have an existing lightswitch that connects to a covered up ceiling light. When I remove the cover, and hook up my 3-prong GFCI tester to the three wires in the ceiling box, it reads an open ground.

Am I correct that I can replace the existing standard circuit breaker with a GFCI breaker and safely use the lightswitch/light?

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Todd
 
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Old 10-30-14, 03:40 PM
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Lights do not need a GFI and often there's not even a ground.
 
 

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