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Old 03-20-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Got a bad socket in bathroom changed the socket reset breakers still no power. The socket is hot the small jolt I got messing around with it says so. I'm at a loss. Help.

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Old 03-20-2013, 07:10 PM   #2
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There may be a loose neutral connection. That loose connection could be at another socket (receptacle) or in a switch box on the way (on a daisy chain) back to the breaker panel.

If the neutral has a loose connection, you can still get a shock if you touch both the hot wire or terminal and a grounded object.

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Got a bad socket in bathroom changed the socket reset breakers still no power. The socket is hot the small jolt I got messing around with it says so. I'm at a loss. Help.
I use sockets for securing/unsecuring nuts & bolts. How did you get shocked by a socket?

But follow Allans advice. That is most likely your issue.
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