I have a recessed can light on the 1st floor with e26 light bulb (Below are pictures) and want to upgrade to LED. I have the LED with metal box and have a green grounded wire. I do not see a place to attach the grounded wire in the can. Any suggestions on how to ground?

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  • If you use one of those pop-in conversion kits that screws to the E26 base you won't need to think about the ground, btw.
    – KMJ
    Dec 6, 2023 at 22:20
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    @crip659 remember to make that an answer not just a comment, my comment was a redirect
    – KMJ
    Dec 6, 2023 at 23:54
  • @KMJ the "kit that screws to the E26 base" I've seen (with a metallic surround) most certainly do also have a separate ground wire to be attached to the can. And every can I've been in had a suitable screw somewhere. If the entire exposed part is plastic then a ground may not be needed.
    – Ecnerwal
    Dec 7, 2023 at 1:40
  • @Ecnerwal I have one of those kits from GE in my basement right now new in box, no ground wire. It has a screw in base that goes to a two pin connector, the actual light with trim ring, and that's it. Not a ground to be found, it is basically just a replacement for a light bulb. Here's an example similar one: homedepot.com/p/…
    – KMJ
    Dec 7, 2023 at 3:42
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    @crip659 -- normally, you'd be on the right track, but that suggestion wouldn't work for the OP because their can isn't grounded either (note the AC cable or flex conduit extending into the can with no sign of a terminating fitting) Dec 7, 2023 at 4:09


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