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Old 09-20-2012, 06:47 PM   #1
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i have voltage on the casing of a parkinglot pole lihgt. i think it is a ground
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You call a licensed electrician who knows what he is doing and can legally work in that situation.

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And kill the power to it until he shows up before it kills someone.
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It's definitely a grounding/bonding issue, but it's also definitely another issue too. Turn off the power and call an electrician.
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Ecerytime you work with wiring, be sure to turn off the circuit at the main breaker to ground or call professional electrician for the solution that you have wanted with your problem.



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Ecerytime you work with wiring, be sure to turn off the circuit at the main breaker to ground or call professional electrician for the solution that you have wanted with your problem.
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There's been a few advertisers running around here lately. Anyone who needs to spam diy boards to drum up business has bigger problems than handing out advice everyone's already heard.
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i have voltage on the casing of a parkinglot pole lihgt. i think it is a ground
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What kind of voltage are swe talked about? 5 volts on the case or 277? Either way, your ground is lacking

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