Replace an electrical plug by cutting the old plug from the line, stripping the insulation from the wires and attaching the replacement. Unplug the cord from the outlet before beginning the task. As of 2015, the cost of ... More »

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Repair bent prongs on an electric plug by grasping them with pliers and straightening them so they fit into the outlet correctly once again. The prongs are easily bent, and if you make this repair too often, they can bre... More »

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To replace an electric plug connector, cut off the damaged plug, open the replacement plug to reach the terminal screws inside, attach wires and then reassemble the replacement plug. When replacing, the black or colored ... More »

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To replace an electric plug connector, cut off the damaged plug, open the replacement plug to reach the terminal screws inside, attach wires and then reassemble the replacement plug. When replacing, the black or colored ... More »

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To wire a plug, strip the wires with wire strippers, thread them onto their respective terminals, and fasten them with terminal screws. Insert the cover, and test the plug. You need wire strippers, a craft knife, a screw... More »

To install a GFCI plug, ensure the power is off, remove the existing unit from the electrical box, and disconnect the wires from the receptacle. Then match wires to the appropriate screw, push the outlet into the box, an... More »

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To properly wire a L14 30 plug, expose the bare wires on the four color-coded wiring for the plug, loosen the screws of the terminals, and insert the wires into the appropriate terminals. Finally, tighten all the termina... More »