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    alg345 Posts: 3, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 12, 2008, 06:24 AM
    Home electric service cable
    Woodpeckers have broken outer layer of cable could there be electiiciy leakage?
    Repair ?
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    Nov 1, 2008, 04:44 AM
    The cable can be repaired temporarily using electrical tape rated the same or higher voltage that the cable is carrying. This is only temporary, so best to have the cable replaced to prevent water from entering the electrical equipment.

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