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#179534 - 07/17/08 03:28 PM Will an afci & gfci work together?
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are there any problems with having an afci circuit and a gfci outlet together? I have a sink in a bedroom.

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#179537 - 07/17/08 06:23 PM Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: sid123456]
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There shouldn't be, but I can't speak from experience.

But a sink in a bedroom?

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#179538 - 07/17/08 06:43 PM Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: Theelectrikid]
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#179542 - 07/18/08 03:50 AM Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: sparkyinak]
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I put GFCI receptacles on all the circuits in my addition, even the AFCI ones. Haven't had an issue. They're looking for different voltage/current responses, and shouldn't conflict.

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#179546 - 07/18/08 01:51 PM Re: Will an afci & gfci work together? [Re: SteveFehr]
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I have put gfi outlets on afi protected circuits for christmas candle lights in bedrooms and garages with no problem

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