No AC power to smoke detectors


Old 03-20-19, 12:08 PM
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No AC power to smoke detectors

Similiar problem but i just added a gfi? to the upstairs bathroom, to make it work i had to wire all 4 wires to the top outlet? very inexperienced here. Should I just remove the gfi ? or is there a better way to wire it?

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Old 03-20-19, 04:22 PM
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You have replied to an old post. Not the biggest deal but, you are located in Canada. Canada has different code rules than the USA which is where this OP is from. Some of the answers in this post may differ from your location.
Old 03-20-19, 04:49 PM
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Joed is from Canada too so I would think he will have an answer or at least a suggestion when he sees this thread.
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cool thanks for the reply
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Your thread didn't really belong with the one you posted in.

I'm a little lost. Your smoke detectors WERE fine until you added a GFI receptacle and what..... the GFI receptacle kept tripping so you wired everything to LINE side ?

That should be ok. I'd actually prefer the smoke detectors to not be protected by a GFI device.
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