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#179938 - 08/06/08 12:39 PM Pumps motors on GFCI?
sparkync Offline

Registered: 10/17/02
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I don't have a 2008 Code book handy. Is it true that now the pumps for the swimming pools have to be GFCI protected whether direct wired Or plug in ?? Thanks .. Steve...

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#179951 - 08/06/08 07:29 PM Re: Pumps motors on GFCI? [Re: sparkync]
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680.22(B) basically says yes.
All 15 or 20A 125V OR 240V Hardwired or cord and plug.
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#182250 - 11/21/08 06:26 PM Re: Pumps motors on GFCI? [Re: gfretwell]
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i did find a way to provide gfi protection on a 3ph pool motor once, the inspector gave it the hairy eyeball at first, and then the nod after it clicked what i was up to

and today i did up a hot tub off a contactor, who's coils is on the same circuit as the patio lighting. I figure if there's an incident, shut the whole shebang down...



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