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Is there any logic to the white wires all coiled up and left blinded off?

 

5 seemingly identical white wires runs to the distribution board, but only one is connected to the neutral bar on the left, the other 4 are just left taped off. Why?

The blue wire is another mystery. 

 

 

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Seriously, lord only knows, it was wired by a Thai sparks :whistling:

 

They could be "spare" neutrals that he ran and then decided that the whole installation would be OK on one neutral wire. This would of course be worrying. 

 

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5 minutes ago, Crossy said:

Seriously, lord only knows, it was wired by a Thai sparks :whistling:

 

They could be "spare" neutrals that he ran and then decided that the whole installation would be OK on one neutral wire. This would of course be worrying. 

 

I am afraid it is even worse, it was most likely a Burmese sparky who did the installation. 

I also think they have bundle all the neutrals together, probably somewhere hidden behind the ceiling and then just left the 4 redundant wires taped off.

There are 3 other black wires going to the neutral bar, which could be from the 2 ACs and the pool pump.

All lights are LED and apart from a power hungry old fridge (2.5 kwh/day) power consumption is low so a single neutral is not as alarming as it sound.

The blue wire? Same thing?

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6 minutes ago, ExpatOilWorker said:

The blue wire? Same thing?

 

Probably, unless you actually find the other end of it/them it's going to remain a mystery.

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1 hour ago, Crossy said:

 

Probably, unless you actually find the other end of it/them it's going to remain a mystery.

I will cut a hole in the living room ceiling at a later stage, so the mystery might be solved.

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4 hours ago, Crossy said:

 

Probably, unless you actually find the other end of it/them it's going to remain a mystery.

I mean, even you stand baffled. Then it must be horrible. 😆

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I found you!!!

 

All of the 4 white wires just ends in a junction box under the house. 2 of them actually double back and is 2 ends of the same wire in the main distribution board.

I could relatively easy pull them all out, but for now they stay as they are.

The blue wire continues up into the wall of the house, so that remain a mystery. 

 

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