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Old 06-07-2008, 08:59 AM   #1
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Does the garbage disposal need to be linked to the GFI circuit ? Does it have to have an independant circuit ?

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It should NOT be on with one of the kitchen receptacle circuits.
It does not need it own circuit, many of us share a 20A circuit with the DW.

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It does not have to be GFCI protected.
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Thanks for the help, I moved to an older house and I have been replacing some of the older wire. My wife wanted a garbage disposal put in since we were remodeling the kitchen. Thanks for the help.
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