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Old 09-13-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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What type of wire is a fluorescent light required to run on? 14/2, 14/3, 12/2? Or something completely different? Wanting to put one in my kitchen

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14/2 with ground.

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Old 09-13-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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Wire gauge depends on the breaker or fuse size. A typical , single fluorescent ceiling luminaire would need only a 15 amp circuit. A 15 amp circuit breaker or fuse is used with 12 or 14 AWG cable. You can not use 14 AWG with a 20 amp circuit breaker.
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its 15 amp and the current wire is 14/2, just wanted to be sure i didnt have to replace it
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