I did some rewiring in my living room, and added a 4 way switch circuit to switch on and off the bottom half of the outlets in the room. When I plugged my outlet checker (CA-300A Sperry 3 Wire Circuit Analyzer CA-300A NIP) into any of the switched halves with the switches in the OFF position and nothing else plugged into the outlets, it lights up very dimly that there is an open neutral. I checked, and the neutral is fine, but I show about 45 volts on the hot side at this time. If I plug a lamp or any load into the outlet, this immediately goes away and everything seems fine. Anyone run across this before, and is it a problem, or is it just a normal occurrence caused by induction?
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