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A contact device installed at the outlet for the connection of an attachment plug.

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This is in addition to @CactusCake. First, if you hardwire into an outlet, by definition it cannot be an extension cord. Second, Since it is attached to the internal circuitry of a building it has to …
answered May 7 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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By code a washer receptacle should be on its own 20A circuit. It sounds like someone at sometime went back to back and tapped the washer circuit to install a receptacle to serve the 120V controls for …
answered May 3 '17 by Retired Master Electrician
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ground to the box the existing receptacle is in. You will find a threaded 10/32 hole in the back of the box. You can purchase a ground screw at just about any hardware store. I must caution you that …
answered Dec 26 '17 by Retired Master Electrician
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You've already started in the right direction by testing the outlets and the breaker. You have verified that there is power, you just need to continue to isolate the problem. There are two common thin …
answered Jun 22 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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not work? Either you replaced the receptacle correctly and you power is still off, or you installed the receptacle incorrectly now it doesn't work. First you need to isolate the problem. You will … is the new receptacle. If they don't then your circuit is the problem. I would look real closely at the breaker panel and verify the breaker is not tripped. Just because it is not in the tripped …
answered Dec 12 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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Maybe a little better diagram would help. Try this one. Good luck
answered Nov 26 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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are your system is grounded through the metal conduit or cable back to the panel. If it is grounded to the panel then you can go ahead and replace the receptacle. Is this a good idea? Probably not, but … between the neutral and the ground, is to replace that receptacle with a GFCI receptacle. If all of the outlets on this circuit are the same configuration as the one shown. Then the best method would be to …
answered May 28 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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From everything I can find 1 and 2 are the same receptacle. It's just a matter of application So in answer to your question NO. you need to test it to find out it's apllication. Sorry I couldn't be of any help. …
answered May 2 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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Manassehkatz did an excellent job of answering your question. I am only adding to his answer and this would take more than a comment could handle. First there is one other thing that may be causing …
answered Oct 10 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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connection in the receptacle or splices in the box. If you need to remove the cover and check out the wiring. Also if the outlet conductors are stabbed in at the back of the receptacle you need to … find out if your receptacle and lights are on the same circuit. Just go to your circuit breaker panel and it should be marked, but if it isn't then you just need to turn each breaker on and off until the circuit in question turns off. Good luck and Happy Holidays. …
answered Dec 22 '18 by Retired Master Electrician
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The reason for the one active plug is because the one you show is rated 15A which is what that configuration will carry so there is no reason to have two. On your other question you might look at the …
answered Aug 8 '17 by Retired Master Electrician
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receptacle and a standard 15A breaker will only hold a #8 or smaller. So you will have to do some pigtailing to make things work. Other than that there is no code problem to reducing an amperage on a …
answered May 23 '17 by Retired Master Electrician
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if this combo can be hooked up with the existing setup,..? The answer to this question is NO The box only contains a source or hot leg down to the switch and a switch leg back to the light fixtu …
answered Jan 13 by Retired Master Electrician
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begin replacing parts helter skelter until you find or replace whatever is broken. First kill all power to the devices and lights. Then you need to open up all of the receptacle and light fixtures so …
answered Feb 15 by Retired Master Electrician
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wired by someone who used the push in back wire connection on the receptacles, remove them and reconnect to the screw lugs on the receptacle. You can probably go on youtube for the proper way to make a … connection. Remember you are looking for a loose or disconnected conductor so the problem may not be at the receptacle not working, but somewhere downstream of the problem. If all of this seems a …
answered Feb 5 '18 by Retired Master Electrician

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