Electrical Wiring in the Home/HOME ELECTRIC
First I had a outlet burn out so I replaced it, then the lights to the two rooms and outlets stopped working, the tester indicated that the ground was reversed. So behind the light switch I fixed it temporary by putting the wires together while I get a professional electrician out here. Now when I turned on a light switch a big pop sounded and the breaker went off so I switched it back on now twice I hear a popping sound, without nothing turning on or plugged in. Do you know what it could be??
The reverse reading was a false reading caused by a neutral wire being loose or disconnected. By connecting the wires together, you got a short circuit. If you keep turning the breaker on, you can cause a fire. I would leave the breaker off until the electrician can fix it.
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