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I have a hot 14/2 run coming out of the ceiling. Im trying

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I have a hot 14/2 run coming out of the ceiling. Im trying to install 2 cans on one single pole switch then have a porch light i want to put on to a second single pole switch, then run a motion light direct with no switch. Can u help put together a diagram
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. I need a little more info.

1) is the 14/2 a hot pair or is it switched?

2) do you intend on extending the 14/2 to the first light for a junction or do you have access for installation of a junction box?

3) I suggest a switch installed on all lights. The motion detectorhas a function of staying on when the switch is flipped twice. You may want that at some time. Also it will isolated that fixture when troubleshooting a problem on that circuit.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The 14/2 is hot and not switched
Im planning on a juction boxing
I have access to the junction to disconnect the motion if need bet the space for three switches is not available
Expert:  Mike G. replied 4 months ago.

Very good, I make a diagram and post it when completed. I need to get back to my PC first. Please stand by.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok thanks
Expert:  Mike G. replied 4 months ago.

Attached is the diagram. By code you are required to install an AFCI breaker on all circuit extensions over 6 ft for 120V

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
just black to black white to white
Expert:  Mike G. replied 4 months ago.

That's it.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok then that was just totally over thought on my ty
Expert:  Mike G. replied 4 months ago.

Better to ask if in doubt.

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