Can I run a 14-2 light switch from a 12-2 outlet?

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delabeaux
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Can I run a 14-2 light switch from a 12-2 outlet?

Post by delabeaux » Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:52 pm

Can I run a 14-2 light switch from a 12-2 outlet? If so, how?... i.e. do I need to keep 12-2 to the lights, is this possible?

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Re: Can I run a 14-2 light switch from a 12-2 outlet?

Post by Shannon » Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:55 pm

Yes you can just run 14/2 from the plug to the switch and continue on. Be sure the circuit is only a 15 amp breaker though.
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