Electrical Question from Vic about AFCI Circuit
Question: After expanding a bedroom, the city says I need an arc-fault breaker, but the wiring uses a “shared Neutral”.
Electrical Question from Vic about Circuit Breaker
Received from Vic a Homeowner in Costa Mesa, California.
After expanding a bedroom, the city says I need an arc-fault breaker, but the wiring uses a “shared Neutral”.
Have you heard of any breakers compatible with this?
Thanks for your electrical question.
AFCI Circuit Breaker and AFCI Circuit Wiring
Vic, A shared neutral wire, or a multi-wired circuit will not work on a AFCI circuit breaker. Typically a AFCI circuit does not have a shred neutral wire to ensure the AFCI protection works properly.
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