I need to extend a 240 volt outlet about 9 feet. Can I replace the
outlet with a junction box and run a 9 foot cable with a new outlet to
the new location. Or would I need to run the circuit straight from the
panel with no junction box?
If the latter is true, I'll probably have to hire someone to do it for
depends on the application your trying to serve.
As long as the junction box is accessible you might be able to do what you
describe. Cables must be protected from damage, unless your buying armored
cable. Some how I doubt that your getting 9 feet of armored cable. Best to
By "3wire dry lines", I assume you mean "3wire clothes dryer circuits" (and by
extension "3wire stove circuits"). Otherwise, we'd think you were referring
to them in contrast with "wet lines" ;-)
You're right, because current code requires new work for stoves and dryers to
But a "pure 240V" circuit (like a 240V baseboard heater) is _supposed_ to be 3
wire, and it's perfectly legal to extend. As long as you extend it legally ;-)
Chris Lewis, Una confibula non set est
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