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Old 07-15-2012, 11:21 PM   #16
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as long as the protected outlets get fed from the load side of the gfci your good.
So what you are saying is that even if I put the line in load, and load in line. as long as the load get fed, It is still ok?

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Old 07-15-2012, 11:22 PM   #17
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Your incomming power goes to line. Your devices you want protected goes to load.
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Your incomming power goes to line. Your devices you want protected goes to load.

Thanks for the quick reply, so my question is how do I know if I wired it right?

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On the back of the gfci it says line and load.
Are all three of these plugs on the same circuit? That would be a big nono. Kitchen bath and outside can't all be together. Unless your house is super old.
If you've wired it right everything will work and the gfci won't trip.
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Thanks for the quick reply, so my question is how do I know if I wired it right?
Do a quick test on the GFCI receptale by pushing the test button and you should have NO power at the receptale or downstream when you " tripped " the test button.

Many new GFCI's have got better if you miswired it will not come on or reset at all. ( you will know in a second )

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