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On my light switch I have two gold screws and two black

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On my light switch I have two gold screws and two black screws.I'm trying to connect a two outlet outlet pole has four gold do I connect both of these together
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Steve G. replied 4 months ago.

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Just so I understand, you are trying to wire a receptacle by connecting it to a light switch?

Is the receptacle going to be in the same outlet box as the switch?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Steve G. replied 4 months ago.

Ok. How many wires are in your switch box? You should have two wires connected to the switch. Do you also have a neutral in there?

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