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Grounding a Light Fixture Plug

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Ground a Light Fixture Cord and Plug – By code, if a ground source is not provided, then an outlet or receptacle should not have a ground plug.

Understanding Light Fixture Grounds

Electrical Question: I have a pull string light with a grounding plug.

This electrical wiring question came from: Rocco, a Homeowner from Parkville Maryland
Additional Comments: I like it.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Rocco.

How to Ground a Light Fixture Cord and Plug

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