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What To Do With Incorrect Electrical Wiring


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Detect and Repair of Incorrect Electrical Wiring – If the electrical wiring on the switch is incorrect then it is best to remove the electrical wiring from the switch and place wire connectors over the ends of the wires to insulate them.

Don’t Take Chances With Incorrect Electrical Wiring

Electrical Question: I have a lighting switch that is wired with the hot supply wire and a neutral wire.

There is an electrical junction box in the ceiling that the electrician can’t get to easily to change this.
Can I leave the switch as it is wired to the neutral? Is there any danger?

This Electrical Wiring Question came from: Donna, a Homeowner from New York, NY

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your Electrical Wiring Question Donna.

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