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jitani 12-03-2012 11:03 AM

two outlets with switch at end - troubleshoot help
Hello all,

I recently had two outlets installed on a new breaker, working fine. i have a smarthome remote control switch keypad which, needing a power feed, was connected to the end of the line. now the outlets don't work, but the switch does. it's on a 15A breaker. Any ideas? HELP!

jbfan 12-03-2012 11:04 AM

How did you wire it?

joed 12-03-2012 12:45 PM

You wired it wrong. Since I can't see what you did through the internet, if you tell us how you wired it maybe we can then tell you where you went wrong.

jitani 12-03-2012 03:38 PM

The neutral wire out of the outlet was connected into a cluster, so the neutral wire from the switch was clumped into that, and the power line from the terminal outlet was fed out from the back of the outlet and connected to the switch. can you tell me how it is supposed to be wired if this is wrong? because BOTH outlets on the circuit now do not work, not just the last one.

joed 12-03-2012 07:39 PM

What is the switch going to control. As it is it sounds like you connected the switch as a direct short on the circuit.

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