Hi! I have ten recessed can lights in my kitchen. They have been showing signs of something not quite right. They have a fluttering that occurs, along with an electricity sound, like a loose connection. With mild experience in electrical work, I was able to troubleshoot the problem, andÂ it seems like I don't have a true neutral in the circuit. It appears that the conduit ground was used as the active neutral. I found a ground wire that was connected to one of my neutrals, and when I disconnected it, all 10 of the can lights went out.Â Is this a bootleg neutral? Â Â Â When they are on, there is still the slight intermittent fluttering. They all look like they are being dimmed to about 60% as well, as though there isnât enough power to keep up. Â Â Another thing to note is that my living room, dining room and kitchen pendant lights are all on the same circuit and they work perfectly without any of that fluttering.Â Â Â Â I bought this house a few years ago and they had
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