The basic steps in wiring a double pole circuit breaker include turning off the electricity, stripping the wires and installing the double pole circuit breaker in the breaker panel. The tools needed for the task include a two-prong light-up electrical tester and a wire cutter or a wire stripper.
The following are the basic steps in wiring a double-pole circuit breaker.
- Turn off the electricity
- Verify that the electricity is off
- Strip the wires
- Install the breaker
- Wire the breaker
- Cover the breaker panel
Turn off the electricity before starting with the installation.
Use the electrical tester to double-check that the electricity is off for safety.
Expose the copper in the black, white and red wires of the double-pole circuit breaker.
Install the double pole circuit breaker on the breaker panel.
Connect the wires securely to their respective connection points.
Return the cover of the breaker panel securely.