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Posted: 08/13/19 10:51am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

my bad post

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Posted: 08/14/19 11:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I pulled the outlet and all of the wires on the back and in the box are fine. The outlet itself is burned inside. I replaced it and all seems to be working. Tested all of the circuits and everything is ok. I did see a spider behind the outlet in the box. Is it possible there was a spider in the outlet and it shorted out when it was energized? Guess this is one of those mysteries that will remain that way.


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Posted: 08/14/19 02:16pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Ok that looks like the ground that fried.. Very good chance somebody screwed up the install of the inverter.. Also that inverter (I re-read the Original Post) is hard to connect to it is easy so mess up the 120 volt connections. I now. I broke 2 of the six connectors and had to make alternative connections.


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