3 wires into one receptacle

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stunna1212
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3 wires into one receptacle

Post by stunna1212 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:31 pm

hello, im replacing a few receptacles and I got to one and there are 2 white and two black going into the top outlet and 1 white and 1 black going into the bottom, what does this mean? thanks

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Re: 3 wires into one receptacle

Post by Shannon » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:01 pm

Basically one set is the supply and the other two sets are feeding power to other areas
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