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Old 11-27-2018, 11:09 PM   #1
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Walk-in Tub On Arc Fault Circuit


I'm meeting with my electrician later in the week on this, but am curious now.

Home inspection says that the motor of a walk-in tub (as seen on tv) appears to be protected by an Arc fault breaker. They want Fit GFCI protected.

Would that be simply done by adding a GCI prior to the motor, or do I need a feed from a non-AFCI protected circuit?

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You can add a GFI, you can do a combo unit, if it's a 2 pole circuit you didn't need the AFI.

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If I recall all those jetted tubs etc need to have a GFI and the last one I installed had its own 10ft grounding rod per code.
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