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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 03:04 PM
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Posted By alexb5647
The test button acts as if it is stuck. I've used...

The test button acts as if it is stuck. I've used a multimeter going from hot to ground and I get 120 volts. A gfci tester shows correct but when i push the test button on the tester, nothing happens.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,184
Posted By alexb5647
I stapled them to the joists so there not on the...

I stapled them to the joists so there not on the ground anymore.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-27-2012, 07:54 PM
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Posted By alexb5647
I have a gfi plug in my bathroom and I can't get...

I have a gfi plug in my bathroom and I can't get the test button to work. A gfci tester says correct wiring but the test button does nothing. It acts like it is stuck or something. There is another...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-27-2012, 04:19 PM
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Posted By alexb5647
I was just wondering if this is up to code. I'm...

I was just wondering if this is up to code. I'm sure i will have to replace it in the future. I'll just run 12-2 UF with conduit when I replace it. The underside of my cabin is dirt which is always...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-27-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By alexb5647
Nm-b romex run outdoors

My uncle has a log cabin that he gave to me and it was built back in the 40's. Since he's was an industrial electrician he redid the electrical in 1990 because of few plugs and knob and tube wiring. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-06-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By alexb5647
As long as the circuit isnt overloaded, go ahead....

As long as the circuit isnt overloaded, go ahead. Just connect ground, neutral, and hot at outlet. Then run that to new switch box. Connect your grounds with a pigtail to the switch and if it's a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-05-2012, 06:39 PM
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Views: 3,756
Posted By alexb5647
If power is going to the switch first, you need...

If power is going to the switch first, you need to shut the power off to that circuit and take a multimeter and touch one probe to black and the other to ground. Whatever one you get a reading on is...
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