Changing a Regular Outlet with Two Neutrals and One Hot to a GFCI Outlet (no ground existing)

by Treeraiser   Last Updated May 15, 2019 17:21 PM

So I bought a GFCI outlet to changeout a regular outlet and when I pulled the regular, it had white wires/neutrals on both left side screw connections and one black on the top right connection. I do not know what I should do for the GFCI outlet as the top two connections are line and bottom two are load, so I cannot hook up three wires (not even sure why a regular outlet would have two neutrals and one hot). Any thoughts would be appreciated. Also next to the outlet is an existing switch in the same larger outlet box. I do not know if that would have anything to do with it, not sure why, but that is the situation.

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