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Old 09-18-2012, 07:04 AM  
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If you get a test light to trace the circuit, don't get neon; it may respond to Phantom Voltages.
If you use a meter it should be Lo-Z for the same reason.


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Old 09-18-2012, 08:44 AM  
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Originally Posted by diane1717 View Post
I replaced my switch that goes to a plug outlet and now it doesnot control outlet what did I do wrong
If you give us a bit more details maybe we can help. We can't see what you did from here.
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