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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-13-2013, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Smontagu
Okay forget everything I said before here is what...

Okay forget everything I said before here is what I have...

A switch box with 3 cables going in to it. The switch is removed.

Cable 1- supply
Measurements are
120v blk-grnd
20v wht-grnd...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-13-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Smontagu
I removed some drywall and confirmed I did not...

I removed some drywall and confirmed I did not drill into any cables.

I disconnected the switch completely. There are three wires. The supply line, a cable to the outlet I am having trouble with,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-13-2013, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Smontagu
Also the switch only has two attachments for the...

Also the switch only has two attachments for the black wires. The white and ground wires ae just straight attached with a twist carrot tops. In my mind when the switch is off the reading should be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-13-2013, 12:41 PM
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Views: 888
Posted By Smontagu
Okay so I don't think the switch is involved. The...

Okay so I don't think the switch is involved. The switch is to a fireplace fan. When I measured the "switch" there was only one measurent, from hot to hot across the switch. When I say hot I mean...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-12-2013, 10:50 PM
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Posted By Smontagu
I meant other outlets on the circuit measure not...

I meant other outlets on the circuit measure not other switches. Also the switch is normally off. Both the fan and the outlet used to work.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-12-2013, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Smontagu
The switch goes to a blower for the fireplace...

The switch goes to a blower for the fireplace that is not working now. Not sure why that is.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-12-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Smontagu
Voltage not adding up

15 year old house.
No other electrical issues known.
Plug and switch not used often.
Wanted to add an outlet and ran into this problem.
Disconnected plug so it can be ruled out.
Replaced...
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