Originally Posted By: away
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This is my first post and second mock inspection. I came across a situation where there are two neutral conductors under a single terminal. From a search done here and looking back over every book I have on electrical inspection, I have found that this is not a proper installation.
I also found a stray wire in the panel. The orange sheathing was marked Septic. The black conductor in the same orange sheathing was on a 20 amp breaker. Does anyone know why they would run the red conductor and then terminate it inside the panel? Maybe the electrician didn't know the septic only needed 120v? Grasping at straws here.
I wrote both up as needing further evaluation/correction as needed by an electrician. I am also thinking that terminating a wire in the panel with a wire nut is not allowed but can't seem to find a specific reference in my books. Just a gut feeling. Maybe I read that here, just don't know for sure.
Here is a picture if that helps.
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