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Junction box Nuetral wire and black wires both have power,

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Junction box Nuetral wire and black wires both have power, one seems pulse on and off and the circuit breaker remains on.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 2 years ago. name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question. My goal is to exceed your expectations on Just Answer!
1) Can you provide some additional details? Are you experiencing dimming and/or flickering of lights or dead receptacles, etc?
2) On a correctly wired 120 volt circuit, you should be able to measure the following voltages:
A) From Hot to Neutral, should = approximately 120 volts
B) From Hot to Ground should also = approximately 120 volts
C) From Neutral to Ground, should = 0 volts or very close to it.
3) Sounds like you may have a loose neutral connection or splice?
Reply back to me with the results.....Thanks.......Kevin!