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Old 05-02-2012, 07:20 PM   #1
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Checking detatched garage wiring.

I had a tv plugged into an outlet in my garage. The tv crapped out due to bad wiring {I think}. The reason I say bad wiring is because when I have a radio plugged in I can hear static through the speakers due to the wiring. Garage was built in the 70's. What do I look for when checking the wiring from the house to the garage and then all the garage wiring itself?


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Old 05-02-2012, 07:34 PM   #2
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How is the garage fed and is it in conduit or direct burial?

Best way to test it is with an electric heater plugged in and test the voltage with a meter.


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