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Old 08-28-2011, 03:17 PM   #1
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adding additional outlet to GFCI


There are no black wires connected to the GFCI outlet , only a red one and a white one. Do we assume that the red one is the same as a black wire?

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Old 08-28-2011, 03:23 PM   #2
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adding additional outlet to GFCI


Any color besides white, green, green with a yellow stripe can be a hot conductor. Your red is the same as the black you would typically see.

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