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Wiring A 120Volt Electrical Outlet


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

When replacing an electrical outlet, which wires go where if the wires are white and black , with the 3rd wire being just copper without a outside coating…

120 Volt Electrical Outlet Wiring
Background: Robbin, a Other from Anna,IL.

Question: When replacing an electrical outlet,  which wires go where if the wires are white and black , with the 3rd wire being just copper without a outside coating ?

Additional Comments: very helpful

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Robbin.
Wiring for a typical 120Volt Electrical Outlet
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