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#9371 - 04/26/02 01:24 PM Fault Protection Breakers
straightedge Offline

Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 86
Loc: Mesa, AZ
What do you do with the neutral wire of a 14/3 romex when the two hot wires are circuits for the bedrooms?

I bought four Fault Protectin Breakers for my four bedroom circuits but when I went to install them I noticed they were run with 14/3.

Each Fault Protection Breaker has a neutral pig tail built into it to land in the neutral buss bar. You are suppose to take the neutral from the homerun directly to the breaker neutral terminal.

But I only have one neutral for two circuits.

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#9372 - 04/26/02 01:29 PM Re: Fault Protection Breakers
CTwireman Offline

Registered: 02/07/02
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Loc: Connecticut, USA
You need to find the Cutler Hammer arc fault breaker specifically made for multiwire circuits. Otherwise, you'll have to redo the circuit with 2 homeruns.


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