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Old May 3, 2018   #258
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Originally Posted by Worth1 View Post
Your test light lit up because the hot/(better be black's) breaker is on.
This does not mean the neutral is connected all the way back to the panel.

You need to show a pictuer because what you say is flabbergasting me.

What do you mean by white black and neutral?
White is neutral.

This is how a wall outlet is wired.
This is the way to wire a wall plug. ^^^ No other way should be used. No need for a test light or meter.
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