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Old 12-14-2010, 11:21 AM   #1
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Reason for getting an energized elecrical box


Hi Guys

What would be the reason for an outlet box to become energized?

(i.e., touch the metal box and get a shock)

P.S. House wired in 1960

Thanks for all for help

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Old 12-14-2010, 12:57 PM   #2
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Reason for getting an energized elecrical box


Hot wire touching the ungrounded box.

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Old 12-14-2010, 07:10 PM   #3
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Reason for getting an energized elecrical box


Open neutral...?
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