I was wiring in a GFCI and seperate dimmer switch. The switch kept blowing out. I looked up river and noticed an outlet that has an open ground - meaning it's not carring ground out to the new GFCI. The GFCI however worked - but the dimmer would not. I'm assuming I simply need to ground the upriver outlet?
Answer Hi Warren,
I'm afraid you are making too many assumption that are unrelated. There is obviously something wrong. I feel it would be best for you to write down you believed solution but then hire an electrician. I have see people with just enough knoeledge be dangerous do some crazy repairs. I don't want to stop you from learning but judging from you logic you should have your work checked. I'm confident you would get this working but not confident it would be safe.
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