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Old 05-02-2012, 08:20 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, 08:34 PM   #2
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Checking detatched garage wiring.

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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