13 Recepticals now have ground problem

henryl80January 2, 2012

13 recepticals after 4years of use now have been detected to have a ground problem after installing an LCD HD TV, which is mirrored to two analog/tube type TVs using Dish Network Satelite. Can anyone advise me on where to start and what tools do I need to rectify this problem. Thanks in advance for your input. henryl80@hotmail or 832.971.8089

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westom

There is no layman replacement for visual inspection. The grounds must be inspected inside each junction (receptacle) box all the way back to the breaker box.

Many make a serious mistake when using a three light receptacle testers. The tester can report a defective ground. But it cannot report a ground as good.

According to the post, a receptacle tester should be reporting a safety ground failure.

    Bookmark   January 6, 2012 at 7:43PM
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