In my kitchen on the wall, is a GFCI outlet. I want to replace it with a
regular outlet, it actually has 6 wires going to the GFCI outlet. How do I
configure the wires for the regular outlet.
Make sure you are not violating the electrical code in your area when
you do that, most codes require Ground fault protection on kitchen
outlets, save for ones intended for a refrigerator to plug into and be
in front of.
If the circuit feeding that outlet is protected by a GFCI panel breaker
or another GFCI receptical ahead of the one you want to change, then it
should be ok to replace it with a regular outlet. If not, think about
what you're doing.
Chances are there's six wires going to it because that GFCI receptical
is feeding one or more regular recepticals downstream and there's a hot,
neutral and ground feeding it plus a hot, neutral and ground continuing
to the next receptical downstream.
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