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Wiring An Electrical Outlet In Series - 1) turn off the electricity at circuit breaker serving the receptacle circuit. 2) confirm the receptacle is dead with the voltage tester. Three) do away with and unwire the receptacle. Set it at the counter out of the manner. Four) disconnect and separate the black (warm) and white (neutral) wires. 5) depart the floor wires connected for protection’s sake. 6) you must now have two black and white wires uncovered and separated from the outlet box. 7) switch on the power on the circuit breaker. 8 ) very cautiously confirm which of the 2 black (warm) wires is energized with power with the voltage detector. First-rate to hold one hand on your pocket at the same time as doing this. Only one black wire must be energized. Bear in mind which black cord is hot. 9) take a look at if either of the white (impartial) wires is energized with the voltage detector – neither need to be stay. 10) turn off the power on the circuit breaker. 11) label the one black wire that turned into energized with a small piece of masking tape marked “line side”. 12) twine nut collectively the two black wires coming from the outlet field. 13) cord nut collectively the 2 white wires coming from the outlet container. 14) activate the circuit breaker. 15) check if the downstream outlets have electricity. Sixteen) no electricity in the downstream retailers? You have got a damaged cord in one among leads coming from the outlet box. Is there a sharp kink that would suggest a break? 17) got strength inside the downstream retailers? You possibly had a terrible twine nut connection for your pigtail. Perhaps some thing got here free when you folded the wires inside the wall container? 18) turn off the power on the circuit breaker. 19) cord the receptacle in parallel with the pigtail in the typical manner. 20) leave the receptacle hanging out of the wall box. 21) activate the power. 22) take a look at the wires for voltage with the voltage detector. Are the downstream stores energized? Proper. 23) flip off the strength. 24) carefully fold the wires into the opening field and remount the receptacle. 25) turn on the power and recheck the downstream receptacles for strength.