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Wiring a Switched Outlet


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Summary: Electrical Outlets Question:
I replaced a receptacle. The switch used to turn off half the receptacle and the other half would stay on now both top and bottom go off and on with the switch HELP!!!.


How a Switched Outlet is Wired


Electrical Outlets Question:


I replaced a receptacle.

The switch used to turn off half the receptacle and the other half would stay on now both top and bottom go off and on with the switch

HELP!!!

Michael G.

Hi Michael - Great Electrical Repair Question!
Follow this link - It should help you solve your problem:
http://www ask-the-electrician.com/switched-outlet-wiring-diagram.html

Dave Rongey



Do-it-yourself electrical outlets projects can be rewarding, but please be careful! Always make sure the circuit is off.

NEVER work on live electrical circuits.

For best results contact a Licensed Electrical Contractor

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