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Old 03-29-2019, 10:00 AM   #34 (permalink)
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With a sub panel you have to run a neutral and a ground if you are running 120/240v power on the sub.
If it's a 240v only you don't have to run a neutral.

The reason why the neutral ground bond is broken in the sub panel is so the ground doesn't carry current.
If the neutral and ground are bonded at the sub then the ground acts like a neutral. Then you won't know there is a neutral or broken ground fault until you lose both.
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