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Old 10-31-2011, 03:59 PM   #1
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When you plug into outlet and light spark between plug, is this warning sign?

We have lived in this out about 10years ago. I think outlets are fine, but wanted to make sure.
When you plug in appliance or product into outlet and small spark appears, is this normal or is this a sign to check with electrician?


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Old 10-31-2011, 04:36 PM   #2
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No, just means that there is a load on the end of the plug. My charger for my DeWalt does this, if I insert a battery into it, before plugging in.


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Old 11-01-2011, 01:29 AM   #3
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Correct, If this bothers you just make sure whatever you are plugging in is Off
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