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Where and what are you measuring 40V off and 120V on?

And did you find that by accident or was there a reason you were looking?
Testing out units after finish for punch list stuff.

Stuck my meter in outlets instead of my outlet tester.

Top outlet is switched, tab is broken and nothing is shorting out. 40 volts even when switch is off. So weird

120 to bottom(constant hot)

120 to top when switch is on.
 

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Double check the switch leg. Check continuity of the switch as well. Shut off breaker and see if you still have the same voltage. Just a couple ideas.

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To me it's a non issue.. probably some induced voltage on the conductor. If it could move a wiggy or light up a bulb, I'd be trying to figure it out.

Is this a high rise with conductors all together in conduit?
That's what I figured. But it still weirded me out.
 

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Are using the flat 14/3 romex. there was an apartment building locally that had the same issue. AHJ had a big problem with it but finally the consensus was that is was induction as I recall.
 

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Use a wiggie, or put a load on it and see what it reads.
 
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