Pulled Wires in the Main Electrical Panel?

Are these pulled wires a write up ?
Should I refer it for further evaluation by a Licensed ed Electrical Contractor ? Or is it safe the way it is ?

Is the grommet secure ?
Is there any bare wire showing ?
If not! It is fine.
I would have preferred a wire nut on those ends, but tape is OK.


Pulled wires? Is that like “pulled pork”?


Thanks …for the info

Bob … I’m in California. I need to know if this is an this EO violation.

How about a pic of the entire panel?

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Those wires do not look like they are in a conduit or a cable. The clamp does not look like any clamp I have seen.

From CA, it looks like those wires are not electrified. I would verify with a voltage detector… In which case, I might just mention that there were abandoned conductors in the panel.


They would be considered as a spare, and stingy with the conductor length,plus the NM connector is not correct, (too small) the Siemens breaker in a BR or Challenger panel is a issue, the grounding & neutral under the same screw is a major issue.

I wouldn’t worry about it.


What, the Siemens and Westinghouse breakers together/

No the question asked in the thread title “pulled wires in the main electrical panel?”.


If you mix Siemens and Westinghouse you get Federal Pacific!


1: Are the hot?
2: I thought wire nuts are required on exposed circuit cable terminations unless wire nut size is an exception? Then tape can be used.

It’s not a “defect” in of itself.
But it’s something the buyer should be aware of: some sort of unfinished project. You should be alert not to the wires, but to whatever other nonsense might have come with the wires.


diddo… no biggie

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I sometimes see that when a hot tub was removed. In the unlikely event that those wires are energized, then they are a very big deal. Otherwise, I don’t even bother to mention them.

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I would assume not. This appears to be a service panel so it’s highly unlikely that someone ran “hot” conductors from another source into this panel. They’re taped off and just abandoned in place.

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Thanks for all the Feed back … I went to Google for NEC info.
Its says abandon conductors should be tagged …
I wrote it up for further evaluation by a licensed electrician to determine
what should be done with the abandoned conductors for Electrical safety.