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Old 11-25-2019, 01:30 AM   #1
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Does this seem wired right/safe?


Not sure if the pics will be clear enough but in the one of the switches, the left is front porch, and the right is carport. The one in the middle is going to the outlet in the 2nd pic (you can't see it but the two hots are twisted together). When the middle switch is off, it kills power to the outlet.

In the 3rd pic, the back porch is the right switch and the left is the kitchen light. It seems like there's thicker gauge wire at the top of those switches. Could they be connected to outlets somewhere along the circuit? My outlets are on a 20a and the lights are 15a (which is why I thought it might not be right)

Part of my issue is I can't narrow them all down to a cb because they're part of a multiwire branch circuit.
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Old 11-25-2019, 02:30 AM   #2
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Re: Does this seem wired right/safe?


I can't determine wire gauge from the photos. If they're on 15a circuits consider that good. As far as being properly wired - every terminal I can see with one wire on it is wrapped around the screw backwards. I don't see any ground wires on the devices, but then the wiring is old and possibly ungrounded. If that's the case so be it, but you shouldn't have grounded receptacles installed in ungrounded wiring systems unless the receptacles are protected by GFCI and labeled "no equipment ground."
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Re: Does this seem wired right/safe?


I see a lot of bare exposed copper. I like to see the insulation up close to the screw.
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every terminal I can see with one wire on it is wrapped around the screw backwards.
The ones in the 3rd pic appear good.
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