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Old 05-23-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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installing a all in 1 piece tub/steam shower it has a 3 prong plug to power it i need thou to add a recepticle (GFI) on the wall where the incloser will go can i just run a wire from a wall switch or jump off a outside recepticl close on the other side of wall

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Where are you located ?
What does the Mfg instructions indicate you need ?

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we live in calif we do not have the manual we let a plumber look at it for qoute nand he never returned it i was under the impressing you need it to be a gfi
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Does the plug have anything on it ?
Mfg & model of the unit ?
Manual should be on the web
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It will definitely need GFI and will most likely need a dedicated circuit that is appropriately sized.
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