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Connect the Feeder Wires
Electric Meter Wired

Electric Meter Wired

Photo: Timothy Thiele

The utility company brings wires overhead to connect to meter on the outside is where the hot wires will connect. If you look, it is where the meter will also connect. The connection terminal in the center is where the neutral will connect. Strip the wires and insert them into the terminal. Tighten the screws until they are tight and tug on the wires to be sure that the connection is tight.

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