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Old 04-21-2012, 06:52 PM   #1
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14/2 Wire for 15A 208/230?


Hello all,

My central air installer just called and said I need 15 Amp 208/230 circuit for the air handler we're getting. I ordered 2 pole 15 Amp breaker for my panel which happens to be Eaton. Myquestion:

Can still run 14/2 or does it need to be 12/2?

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14-2 is fine.

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Most 240v central air handlers only pull 2-3 amps.
14/2 is fine.
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