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Old 05-11-2011, 09:48 PM  
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how do i fix an open ground ...? also evry time i hit my switch it makes my braker jump...



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Old 05-12-2011, 08:30 AM  
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how do i fix an open ground ...? also evry time i hit my switch it makes my braker jump...
If your breaker is tripping, you probably have bigger problems than a broken ground. What does the switch control, a receptacle or a light? My guess is a nail was driven into the cable between the switch and the outlet, shorting hot to ground. There's a chance that the switch, light, or receptacle is bad, but those are more rare.

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