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08-10-15, 07:34 PM
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Posted By D_spear

The problem is fixed. The receptacle works...

The problem is fixed. The receptacle works perfect now and passes a plug tester with one green light. Thank you for helping me and giving me great advice. I really feel good about fixing this myself!
08-10-15, 06:19 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

Thanks for the help. I got the white wire where I...

Thanks for the help. I got the white wire where I needed it. One last question. My neutral and ground bar are the same bar. Is this okay?
08-10-15, 06:03 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

I understand now. I looked up some wire diagrams....

I understand now. I looked up some wire diagrams. I need to move the white wire from the two pole to the neutral bar at the bottom. What is a safe way to do this without getting shocked?
08-10-15, 05:59 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

you are correct, I understand this now! I wanna...

you are correct, I understand this now! I wanna just double check myself, how can I test resistance on both ends of this white wire? I have a multi-meter but its not long enough obviously
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08-10-15, 05:48 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

So I think the obvious problem is that I have...

So I think the obvious problem is that I have using 240 two pole breaker on 120 volt receptacle, two two pole 20 amp 240 breaker that is missing the white wire makes sense, since it only controls one...
08-10-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

both of these breakers are two pole 20amp, so...

both of these breakers are two pole 20amp, so would that make it 240volt? Theres two different two pole breakers, each breaker only controls one plug. I do not see any red wires at all.
08-10-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

Okay sorry the pictures went sideways for some...

Okay sorry the pictures went sideways for some reason. They were in the correct position on my computer. I found a receptacle across the entire house in which no longer works when I turn off the...
08-10-15, 04:52 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

Okay sorry for the delay guys, I work a full time...

Okay sorry for the delay guys, I work a full time job with overtime so this might be a day between each reply. First off thank you for all the help! I got the panel of the electrical box, the breaker...
08-09-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

Thanks for the helpful tips for proper terms....

Thanks for the helpful tips for proper terms. That makes sense to remove the faceplate of the breaker panel and not the breaker itself.

I have removed the screws from the receptacle and removed...
08-09-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

When removing the receptacle I see one white, one...

When removing the receptacle I see one white, one black and the bare copper for the ground. I have not removed the breaker switch yet to see what's there. That's the next move. I have opened up all...
08-09-15, 07:14 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By D_spear

Problem with receptacle

I have this weird issue in this home I just bought. It was built in 1960 and the entire interior of the home was rehabbed. Everything cosmetic is 100% new down to the door knobs and hardware. The...
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