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Adding a receptacle to an existing junction box. The old receptacle tests good but the new receptacle is showing an open hot/ ground. Getting continuity when I test the hot and ground wires. What's up?
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 1 year ago

You need to test the wires at the junction box. Let me know what they read.

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