230 Volt Air Conditioner Wiring
Is there any kind of adapter that will allow me to plug my new 230-volt 15 amp AC into my existing 220-volt 20 volt plug. How to Wire a 220 Volt Air Conditioner.
220 Volt Air Conditioner
Question: Is there an adapter that I can use for my new 230-volt 15 amp Air conditioner?
I have a 20-amp 220volt line in my house and can only find a 15-amp air conditioner! I am hot! Is there any kind of adapter that will allow me to plug my new 230-volt 15 amp AC into my existing 220-volt 20 volt plug? Thanks very much.
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Background: Lori, a Homeowner from Chicago, Illinois.
Thanks for your electrical question Lori.
How to Wire a 220 Volt Air Conditioner
Hey Lori, let’s get you cooled down! All that is needed is to convert the existing circuit from 20 amp to a 15 amp. This involves replacing the 2-pole 20 amp circuit breaker with a 2-pole 15 amp circuit breaker and replacing the 20 amp outlet with the appropriate 15 amp 220 volt female outlet that matches the male plug that came with the air conditioner.
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