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  1. 53V difference between neutral and ground and other neutral

    General Electrical Discussion
    I was replacing a standard 3 prong socket that burned up and discovered a 53 volt difference between neutral and ground and other neutral in that socket. One of the connections is on a switch. After disconnecting all of the wires from that socket I also discovered that another socket in the...
  2. Tanzania Voltage Issues

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have a buddy who works in Tanzania. They've been having what he calls a brown out during peak hours. It happens everyday. They use the 240V one leg system. He says their voltage drops from 240V to 115V during the peak hours of use. However the neutral and ground are not bonded in their system...
  3. Stray Voltage

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have a situation where I had a 1/3hp fan motor fry, when I went to replace the motor, which is powered by a 120 volt circuit which also powers a 120v circulating pump, I discovered that my volt meter reads 139 volts from live to ground, and about 40 volts from neutral to ground, but accurately...
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