Installing a GFCI on existing shop circuit

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Old 10-11-09, 11:58 AM
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Question Installing a GFCI on existing shop circuit

I have a work shop detached from the house and it contains no GFCI circuits at all. It was wired about 20 years ago. I have 2 receptacle circuits and 2 lighting circuits. I planned on putting a GFCI plug in the first receptacle of the 2 plug runs to GFCI protect them. However, my question is on one of the runs at the end there was power taken off of the last plug and run to a single pole switch and light. Will GFCIing the circuit affect the switch and light function. The light is an incandesent fixture.
 
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Old 10-11-09, 12:59 PM
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No problem. Understand that, if the GFCI kicks out, the light and switch will be inoperative until you rest the GFCI.
 
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