I have an old home and want to replace the 2 prong outlets, with 3 prong. I realized my home only has two wires in the wall. There is no ground wire. Can I still replace it with a 3 prong outlet?

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Asia 2 years 1 Answer 267 views

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  1. Then you should have a metal box and that should be grounded. Make sure using a voltage tester between hot and the box. Then you would install a ground wire to the box itself to the ground of the new outlet.

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