Wiring to hot tub


Old 04-30-06, 03:27 PM
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Wiring to hot tub

I have just wired my hot tub, through my GFCI and when I powered the main breaker everything was good. When I powered the GFCI, it tripped the main breaker.

Any reason for this?
Old 04-30-06, 04:59 PM
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You either have a ground fualt, mis-wired GFCI, or no neutral on the GFCI breaker (the tail needs connected to neutral, even for 240V only loads)
Old 04-30-06, 05:12 PM
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If the main breaker tripped then you either have the GFCI itself wired wrong, a bad GFCI or a real problem with the wiring at the tub.

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