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Light being run off of AC disconnect,


Phillip
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Friday I was doing a prelisting inspection on a realtor's home.

when I got to the exterior AC unit there was two wires coming out of the disconnect.

The fuse is on the neural wire

The Realtor told me there was a light switch next to the window where one of the wire when into the house that turn the light on the tree in the rear yard.

See photos in lower post.

The house was inspected when she bought it a few years back and the light was already there.

The inspector is one of the ones that been in the business a long time here.

I am not getting my photo to upload. I haven't change anything that I know of.

Help please.

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I've seen stuff double-lugged on AC disconnects a number of times (usually outlets). Those lugs aren't design or approved for that, and the big difference in wire sizes will only make trouble more likely. The fused neutral is an oddity though...

It ain't right.

Brian G.

Follow a Moron and You'll Look Like a Genius [:-graduat

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Originally posted by Brian G

I've seen stuff double-lugged on AC disconnects a number of times (usually outlets). Those lugs aren't design or approved for that, and the big difference in wire sizes will only make trouble more likely. The fused neutral is an oddity though...

It ain't right.

Brian G.

Follow a Moron and You'll Look Like a Genius [:-graduat

I find it a lot also. It is a shame that the inspector that did the house when the owner bought it did not write it up. Now she is have to pay for having it took out.

Brain, the name of the company is almost the same as yours.

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