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Old 11/11/09, 6:15 PM
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Default Re: GFCI on 2 wire systems

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Originally Posted by Jim Port View Post
If motor loads are causing a GFI to trip the appliance is leaking current in excess of the allowable UL amount.
Nuisance tripping is caused by phase shift in a reactive circuit.



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