GCFI Receptacle


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Old 06-10-15, 06:47 AM
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GCFI Receptacle

I noticed only three places have GCFI receptacles. they are kitchen, bathroom downstairs, garage. each place just has one GCFI receptacle but many regular receptacles.
for example, I have more than 5 receptacles in the kitchen but just one GCFI.

I wonder why the other receptacles are not GCFI? Or are they all controlled by one GCFI?
 
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Old 06-10-15, 06:49 AM
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A single GFCI receptacle can be wired to protect any devices that are "downstream" from it in the circuit wiring. This is standard operating procedure when wiring a house.
 
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Old 06-10-15, 08:01 AM
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I wonder why the other receptacles are not GCFI? Or are they all controlled by one GCFI?
Press the "Test" button on the GFCI receptacle and see if you still have power on the other receptacles.
 
 

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