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THIS HONEYWELL RPLS730B DOES NOT NEED A GROUND WIRE CONNECTION. BUT WHAT DO I DO WITH THE GROUND WIRE THAT IS NOW NOT USED BUT IS STILL IN THE OUTLET BOX (PLASTIC BOX)

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First let me ask what are you powering with this. This part may not need a ground but the part it is running may need it.
Are you running this to a receptacle or a motor if so then that ground needs to go to that item
I ground even light holders if I can
If what you are powering does not need a ground such as an outlet, motor, or something of that nature then tape it with tape and leave in the box .use electrical tape

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