"Stormin Mormon" wrote in message
I noticed a friends's Square D panel, the
neutral and ground (from the utility company
feed) are connected to the same bar. And less
than an inch apart.
ABOVE: That is correct "HOWEVER"
once you start to distribute power to receptacles lights ETC.
The ground most not at any time carry any current, your Neutral
is tied to ground block "but" it will be isolated from the ground after
that point and it most remain that way, and it will carry current from that
Also remember what I said the ground does not carry any current,
however that is only "AFTER" distribution panel. Coming into distribution
panel yes at the time could become hot, depend where is grounded and on
how many places is grounded. "NEVER disconnect ground with power being on,
on incoming line to the distribution panel, because panel itself can become
Shouldn't the ground be connected to the
separate ground bar?
Should I move the ground wire?
Christopher A. Young
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