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Old 01-09-2010, 04:24 PM  
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As it turns out, my house is wired with aluminum (bummer). I want to run a new circuit to my cooktop using copper wire.

Question: Can I install a circuit breaker into the existing box and wire my cooktop with copper ?


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Old 01-09-2010, 05:16 PM  
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Yes, but the AL is fine for this either way.

Don't you have another thread on this topic already? http://www.houserepairtalk.com/f9/wi...top-help-8343/
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Old 01-14-2010, 04:36 PM  
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As it turns out, my house is wired with aluminum (bummer). I want to run a new circuit to my cooktop using copper wire.

Question: Can I install a circuit breaker into the existing box and wire my cooktop with copper ?
Yeah, the more copper the better. There are rules about connecting copper to aluminum but that should not be an issue since you are running a new circuit.
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