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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.


Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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