14/2 wire

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Old 06-07-05, 12:12 PM
lmacaw
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14/2 wire

can you run a leg for a wall outlet with 14/2 tied to 12/2 on 20 amp. breaker
 
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Old 06-07-05, 12:32 PM
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No. This is a serious safety issue and a code violation.
 
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Old 06-07-05, 08:50 PM
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# 14 wire + 20 amp breaker = FIRE
 
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Old 06-08-05, 08:08 AM
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NO!

14 wire = ONLY 15 AMP breaker
12 wire = 15 or 20 AMP breaker
 
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