GFCI with shared nuetral and Ground


Old 09-02-01, 08:11 AM
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Dear jeff
I asked you a questin last week about the water leaking into my fridge. I did what you told me to do, it worked for a few days and started to do the samething again. Then I took the freezer bottom out of the compartment and put a hair dryer over the drain hole and thawed everything out. This worked for a day or so. The only thing I did not do is to take off the drain tube going to the bottom of the fridge,did I make a mistake in not doing this.Please help me solve this problem. IT'S LEAKING AGAIN.

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Old 11-07-01, 11:38 AM
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I read the info in a GFCI Box prior to installation and there is a note " Do not install GFCI receptacle with cables with more than 2 wires (not including ground)." I am assuming they don't want you to install a GFCI with a shared neutral or shared ground with another circuit. Is this correct?
My intent actually was to run 12/3 to a 4" box in my kitchen, put both of my 20 amp counter circuit GFCIs in the box and run to the rest of my counter outlets.
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Sure, that will work fine. But only if you do not share the neutral after this box. I.e., run two 12/2 cables out of that box rather than the 12/3.
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