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Wiring a Used Electric Range Cord

How to Wire a Kitchen Range Power Cord: How do I wire a three wire range cord when I there is a four wire receptacle on the wall?

How to Wire a Three Wire Range Cord
Electrical Question: How do I wire a three wire range cord when I there is a four wire receptacle on the wall?

This electrical wiring question came from: Ray, a Homeowner from Burlington, North Carolina.

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

Wiring Diagram for a Kitchen Range Cord

Application: Wiring a 220 Volt Range Cord.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best if wired by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the available access to the range cord electrical connection box.
Precaution: Identify the range circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the range cord wiring.

How to Wire a Kitchen Range Power Cord

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