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Im changing my outside light on the lamp post, the original

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im changing my outside light on the lamp post, the original wiring only has a black wire and a white wire, the new fixture has a black, a white and a ground, what do i do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 2 years ago.
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1) Does the lamp post house wires not contain a bare copper or a green insulated ground wire?
2) What is the wiring scheme that was used to extend the house wires out to the lamp post? Underground Feeder cable (direct burial cable) or a conduit?

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