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Old 04-30-2012, 08:25 PM   #31
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Plug these items into a separate lighting circuit. Into a living room outlet or a different bedroom outlet, not the kitchen counter top outlets, bathroom outlets, or dining room outlets.

Turn on all the lights in the house and see if this happens on other circuits as well.
The lights issue only happens when hair dryer plugged into newly installed outlet on the same circuit as lights. Plugging hair dryer into any outlet on another circuit does not causing lights problem. Also when hair dryer is plugged into the new outlet, no other lights on any other circuit in the house flickers or dims.

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Old 04-30-2012, 08:28 PM   #32
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Did you wrap the wired around the screw terminals? or backstab them?
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Did you wrap the wired around the screw terminals? or backstab them?
Wires are wrapped around the screw terminal and screwed down tight. The only wiring I did was to pigtail a wire out of the existing bunch of neutral wires.
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I would double and triple check the neutral splice and the hot splice (even though you didn't do anything to it).

After that, I don't know what else to tell you.
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I would double and triple check the neutral splice and the hot splice (even though you didn't do anything to it).

After that, I don't know what else to tell you.
I was afraid of that. I already checked the splice and don't know what else to do.
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If you take this appliance, what ever it is, and plug it into another duplex receptacle somewhere in the house and plug a lamp into the other half of the receptacle, do you see the blinking?
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If you take this appliance, what ever it is, and plug it into another duplex receptacle somewhere in the house and plug a lamp into the other half of the receptacle, do you see the blinking?
There's no blinking.

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