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Can the coiled neutral pigtail wire on a QO-GFI, QO-CAFI, QO-DF, QO-SWN, HOM-GFI, HOM-CAFI, HOM-DF or HOM-SWN breaker be shortened? Will that affect its performance?

Issue:  
Can the length of the pigtail wire of a QO or Homeline GFI, AFI, CAFI, DF or SWN breaker be shortened?

Product Line:
QO and Homeline Circuit Breakers

Environment:  
QO-GFI, QO-AFI, QO-CAFI, QO-DF, QO-SWN, HOM-GFI, HOM-AFI, HOM-CAFI, HOM-DF, HOM-SWN breakers with pigtails

Cause:
Desire to trim the pigtail in order to clean up gutter space

Resolution:
The coiled neutral pigtail wire may be shortened as needed, but it can NOT be lengthened.  If the pigtail needs to be lengthened, then the breaker must be replaced.  In all applications, the pigtail MUST be connected to the neutral bar.  
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