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Old 10-18-2012, 08:13 AM   #16
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2 breakers with black and red hots for only 2 plugs in kitchen. Y so many?


Thanks for all the advice, the wire is indeed 14-3 and after looking at the plugs again they were split plugs and from what i understand then it is agsinst code to use a 15amp single pole gfci receptacle on a 15amp circuit and discontinue use of the 3rd wire inside the 14-3 cable?
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:29 PM   #17
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The OP must be in Canada. They allowed 15 Amp circuits for kitchen counters at one time, if you ran a split-wired circuit.

GFCI protection for kitchens was added in the 1987 Code, for outlets within 6 feet of a sink.
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The motor home is from 79. Splits were good in the u.s then as well I thought.
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You could have splits as you call them, but the US has required 20 Amp circuits for kitchen counter areas for many more years ...

BUT, those pesky HUD rules supercede the NEC, so who knows (Shrug) ?
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