Earth wire to socket or housing

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Earth wire to socket or housing

Post by Deano37 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:23 pm

Just been painting and when had a double socket removed the earth wire goes into the socket hosing on the back and not into the double socket itself however there is a wire in there whay has came out.

Should the wire go into the housing or socket ?

Thanks.deanImage

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Re: Earth wire to socket or housing

Post by OnlyMe » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:41 pm

To the socket. The optional flylead goes from the socket to the backbox.
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Re: Earth wire to socket or housing

Post by Deano37 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:09 pm

OnlyMe wrote:To the socket. The optional flylead goes from the socket to the backbox.
Brilliant thanks i will take the earth out the backbox and put into socket and the small flylead from socket to backbox

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