Outlet Wiring Connections
I have an outlet that does not work properly. It is powered from an overhead light and when you plug something into the outlet the light blinks.
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Question: I have an outlet that does not work properly. It is powered from an overhead light and when you plug something into the outlet the light blinks. When I use a multimeter on the plug it shows no power unless I touch the ground wire with one end and the neutral or hot wire with the other end.
This electrical question came from: Brent , from Sackville, Canada
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Thanks for your electrical question Brent
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Wiring Electrical Outlets for the Home
Home electrical wiring includes 110 volt outlets and 220 volt outlets and receptacles which are common place in every home. See how wiring electrical outlets for the home are done.
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