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Old 04-03-05, 11:44 AM
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I am trying to wire two gfi 20 amp circuts from my 100amp panel by using two 20 amp breakers and runing 3 wire 12 gauge wire. the red wire for one circut and the black for the other I am also trying to protect an addtional non gfi wall outlet on each circut but when i wired it up the first gfi trips. any ideas out there.
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Old 04-03-05, 12:11 PM
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Have you checked that you have wired the GFCI correctly and not connected the incoming power to the load side.
Old 04-03-05, 12:41 PM
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You can not use the load wires on GFCI witha multiwire circuit. You must only use line terminals.
Old 04-03-05, 01:26 PM
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thanks joed I rewired and all tests good thanks
Old 04-03-05, 03:22 PM
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I hope that you made sure that these breakers use opposite sides of the incoming 240 volts. If you used the same leg of the service then you have a serious fire hazard.

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