no ground wire in outlet box
The cabling is AC wired around 1964. Hello, I was replacing a dimmer switch in a outlet box, and the current box and dimmer switch had no ground wire (my house is about 20 yrs old). How To Wire and Install an Outlet. Question is can I get rid of junction box and run old wire directly to a new outlet box I have no problem running new romex as we have a ... and then screwed down to the metal box - is this indeed the ground wire? I have a 3 prong receptable and I do not have a ground wire to attach the ground leg to. ... outlet's electrical box. What do I do if there are only two wires coming from my ceiling electrical box? How to Install a GFCI Outlet Where There is No Ground Wire. Confused by wires coming from ceiling outlet box. Grounding using plastic boxes? I have no problem running new romex as we have a ... and then screwed down to the metal box - is this indeed the ground wire? Grounding Metal Boxes and Outlets ... attach ground wire to box AND outlet. Wire an outlet, How to wire a duplex receptacle ... with a green screw dedicated for ground. The thing is it only had 4 wires but no ground wire. ... No connection to the box when plastic. 2. Using a lot of two prong outlets where there is no ground wire. ... with no ground wire. Electrical Grounding Made Simple ... when the outlet being used has no ground, ... and have the ground wire connected to the receptacle and the box. Yet it is possible to retrofit a new three-prong or GFCI receptacle into the same outlet box ... as a dedicated ground wire. How to Install a Light Fixture With a Ground Wire When the Outlet Box Does... : DIY Electrical Work Yet it is possible to retrofit a new three-prong or GFCI receptacle into the same outlet box without ... purpose as a dedicated ground wire. What I've noticed is I have 3 house wires that come into the blue plastic outlet box where the ... Is ground wire required. If it is a two conductor cable then you will have to run a ground wire to each box ... and the same as if there was no ground. Most electrical outlets require two conductors, not including the ground wire, which isn't really part of the circuit. Dayton, ... Ungrounded or Open Ground Outlets. Who is correct? A: ... copper ground wire, ... instead of the black wire. How to Wire Electrical Outlets - DIY Receptacle Wiring of ... indicating that there is no ground wire ... the new outlet. Most electrical outlets require two conductors, not including the ground wire, which isn't really part of the circuit. Buyer's Inspection Service. I changed out a bad 110 electric outlet today in my home. Replacing 2-Wire Ungrounded Receptacles. How to ground an outlet without a grounding wire. ... outlet out of the box, ... How to ground an outlet without a grounding wire No researchdone How to connect the grounding conductor at an electrical plug outlet or wall receptacle. Can I install a GFCI outlet on a 2wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? What is the red wire for in an electrical outlet? I looked in the box and found the following. Need to replace an existing outlet on a 15amp circuit. ... using BX cable as a ground? ... "No equipment ground." ... 2-prong outlet, but box grounded? But, what can you do about old 2-wire nongrounding-type receptacles, where no ground exists in the outlet box? ... "No equipment ground." Is this a big deal?? 1960s House Wiring No Ground Wire.