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I have a 4 wire line (red, black, white and bare ground) coming from my panel. It is hooked up to a double 15A breaker. It has been used for my washing machine and my effluence pump. I have installed a new pump and washer and now have to move the line. The previous pump had a switch involved in the circuit but I do not need this now.

So my question is... Am I correct in my assumption that I can split the sockets by removing just the middle hot tab, put the red on the top hot pole and the black on the bottom pole and then connect the ground and the neutral as usual.
Or do I need a separate neutral and ground for both sockets.

Thanks for your help!
 

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I have a 4 wire line (red, black, white and bare ground) coming from my panel. It is hooked up to a double 15A breaker. It has been used for my washing machine and my effluence pump. I have installed a new pump and washer and now have to move the line. The previous pump had a switch involved in the circuit but I do not need this now.

So my question is... Am I correct in my assumption that I can split the sockets by removing just the middle hot tab, put the red on top the top hot pole and the black on the bottom pole and then connect the ground and the neutral as usual.
Or do I need a separate neutral and ground for both sockets.

Thanks for your help!
You can split the sockets by removing just the middle hot tab, put the red on top the top hot pole and the black on the bottom pole and then connect the ground and the neutral as usual.
FYI-It is called a 3 wire with ground.
 
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