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This project will show you how to check the wire connections, then replace the receptacle if it's bad. 48 THE COMPLETE PHOTO GUIDE TO HOMEOWNER BASICS RECEPTACLES 101 TOOLS & SUPPLIES YOU'LL NEED Receptacle (replacement) Connecting tab . '"0'" terminals , Green (grounding) screw terminal '. Needlenose pliers Combination tool Receptacles have five screws for connecting wires: two silver, two brass colored, and one green. Some installations don't use all of these screws. SKILLS YOU'LL NEED • Turning off the power (page 12) Disconnecting and connecting a switch is only a matter of connecting the • Testing for power (page 13) right wires to the right screws.
Without touching either wire, pass your voltage sensor over both . One should make your sensor beep and light up and the other won't. The one that trips your sensor carries current. Turn off the power and label that wire with a piece of tape. 3 Once the wires are firmly connected, you can attach the switch to the box. Tuck the new switch and wires neatly back into the box. Then drive the two long screws that are attached to the new switch into the two holes in the electrical box. 2 Identify the wire lead on the receiver switch marked "line" and attach it to the circuit wire you marked with tape, using a wire connector.
3 Remove the receptacle from the box by unscrewing the two long screws that hold the switch to the box, one at the top and another at the bottom. Once the screws are out, gently pull the receptacle away from the box. Depending on how your receptacle has been wired, there may be two colored wires and a bare wire or four colored wires and a bare wire. 54 4 Remove the receptacle completely by unscrewing the screws that hold the wires. Disconnect each wire by ruming the screws on the sides of the receptacle just enough to free the wires.