Circuit Breaker Box

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Old 07-02-14, 04:34 PM
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Circuit Breaker Box

I just removed a spa from my back yard. It was connected to a 220 circuit wired directly to my Breaker Box. After disconnecting the wires the electrician put the same switch back into the box although it is not connected. Is this safe?
 
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If it's not connected, I don't see how it can hurt anything.
 
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Old 07-02-14, 04:51 PM
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I think you are asking is the wiring is safe to leave in a pullout disconnect. The answer is yes, for extra safety you can turn off the breaker in the panel.
 
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Old 07-02-14, 04:51 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

You have a 120v/240v service there.

Yes....it is perfectly safe to leave an unused breaker in the panel. It can be left in the off position although turning it on will do nothing.
 
 

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