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Old 12-27-2007, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by joeford
Thanks...I checked the box and looks like I have two 20amp breakers tied me 40amp....Next step is to check the wire gauge, but you gotta think with 40amp it's at least 10ga...thanks again....
That only gives you 20 amps the way it works is each feed is getting 20 amps of regular old 110/120 V giving you 20 amp 220/240 volts at the motor. I seriously doubt that the electrician would use 10 wire on a 20 amp 220 circuit it would be 12 gauge. I would run a new circuit to the Heater with 10 wire and a 30 amp double pole breaker.
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