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How to Wire an Over the Range Microwave

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Installing Electric Wiring for a Microwave above a Range: I am installing an over the range microwave where there was a hard wired fan and light.

Wiring an Outlet for a Microwave with a Exhaust Fan

Electrical Question: I am installing an over the range microwave where there was a hard wired fan and light.

This electrical wiring question came from Patrick, in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

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

Application: Wiring a 120 Volt Microwave Oven Circuit.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, electric drill, auger bits and extension cord.
Safety Measures: Personal safety and construction safety measures must be practiced as needed for the type of construction materials that are present and the circuit wiring methods which will be performed.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and install electrical circuit wiring.
Notice: Installing a dedicated microwave outlet and electrical circuit wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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