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Wall outlet and doorbell and light spliced at junction box

Wall outlet and doorbell and light spliced at junction box

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Old 05-14-19, 10:49 AM
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Wall outlet and doorbell and light spliced at junction box

Is it o.k. to splice three wires together in a junction box, one wire goes to some lights, one to a doorbell, and a third to a wall outlet....the wire to the lights goes back to the panel. Right now just the lights and the doorbell are spliced on the junction box, but I need to reroute the outlet and the shortest easiest route is to add the outlet to the two wires in the junction box.
 
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Old 05-14-19, 11:13 AM
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As long as the capacity of the box is large enough for seven 14AWG conductors (ground counts as one), then you should be fine. When you say doorbell, do you mean there is a transformer connected to the box?
 
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Old 05-14-19, 11:13 AM
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So long as the junction box is large enough no problem.

https://www.constructionmonkey.com/c...trical/boxfill
 
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Old 05-14-19, 11:13 PM
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I don't know if there is a transformer, there may be, but the bell is on that circuit. The bell doesn't work unless the circuit is on, and there is a wire going from the junction box to the door bell button...the outlet is right near the doorbell button on the front door, it's an outdoor outlet.....
 
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Old 05-14-19, 11:18 PM
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Looks like i've got room too spare. Thanks for the link.
 
 

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