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How to Wire a Range Cord

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How is a Built In Electric Range and Oven Wired? Wiring a Range with an Oven, 3Wire and 4Wire Options.

Wiring a Built In Range or Oven

Electrical Question: How is a Built In Electric Range and Oven Wired?

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This electrical question came from: Richard, a Property Manager from Texas.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Richard.

How to Wire a Cord for Range with an Oven

wiring a combo range oven cord

Application: Wiring a the Cord for an Combo Range Oven.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and connect the 240 volt oven range cord.
Precaution: Identify the oven range circuit at the electric panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the range cord wiring.
Notice: Wiring a range cord and making the range electrical connections should be done according to local and national electrical codes and using approved materials.

Range and Oven Unit 3Wire and 4Wire Options

The manufacturers installation manual must be consulted for the acceptable 3-wire or 4-wire configuration. The determination will be based upon the combo range oven requiring a dedicated neutral wire and ground wire. When installing a combo range oven unit check the required amperage and voltage and verify that the existing circuit has the same rating.

Following the first link below which will provide you with information which explains both the 3wire and 4wire options.

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