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Electrical Circuit for a Combo Oven and Microwave

How to Wire a Circuit for an Oven and Microwave Combo: Combo Oven and Microwave Circuit, Oven Microwave Circuit Requirements.

How to Wire a Circuit for an Oven and Microwave Combo
Electrical Question: I have a combo microwave and wall oven that requires 120 volts for the microwave and 240 volts for the wall oven.

Am I overlooking something?

This electrical wiring question came from: Ray, a Other from Avon, Connecticut.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Ray.

Preparation
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or Appliance Technician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Battery Operated Drill Motor, a support for the oven before inserting it into the cabinet.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and connect 220 volt electrical circuit wiring.
Precaution: Identify the oven circuit at the panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before making the oven wiring connections.
Notice: When installing an additional 220 volt oven circuit  the work should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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Ray, I understand your point of view, however please consider the following:

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