As someone who recently went through a bad neutral problem in my home. I would say you have a bad neutral and need to speak with the lineman when he is dispatched and request the he specifically checks for it. This is something which can escalate quickly and ruin anything plugged in.
A loose neutral wire can cause abnormal arcing around its point of connection, usually resulting in the neutral wire becoming unusually hot, burning its insulation off and even causing damage to its surroundings. A loose neutral wire is also the cause of the majority of electrical fires. Jan 12, 2004 · If for example you test a outlet in a room, and the tester shows that you have an open neutral, Then somewhere along the circuit the neutral is not connected properly. In rooms most outlets are connected in series to each other, so if you have an open neutral in one outlet, it can affect all the other outlets too.