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MartinD 12-23-2010 08:54 PM

Dryer Hookup (220v, 30 amp, 4-wire)
To meet NEC specifications:

1. Does the 220v cable have to be a continuous run from panel to outlet or is it okay to have an intermediate jbox. I accidentally cut the cable sheath and instead of running a new cable from panel to outlet, I added an intermediate jbox 6 ft away from the outlet and ran a new cable from the new jbox to the outlet.
2. Can the intermediate jbox be plastic?
3. The builder did not run a ground wire from the cable ground to the steel outlet box like all of the 120v boxes. Is this okay? If yes, why?

Thank you for your help.

nap 12-23-2010 08:59 PM

1. no

2. yes

3. no. It must be bonded because it is metal.

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