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[ad#block]Electrical Question: What are the electric wire connections for a wall oven?

There is direct wiring into the oven that is three-prong. We are putting in a wall-mount plug-in that is four-prong. How do I get ground for the wall mount plate? The existing oven is now grounded to the frame.

This electrical question came from Kevin, a Homeowner from Poughkeepsie, New York.

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4 Responses to “3-Wire and 4-Wire Electrical Configurations For Ovens”
  1. Evan says:

    I have a new stove that has green black brown and red brown and red are linked to house wiring which has green black white and red dose the white wire go to the brown?

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Evan,
    It would be very helpful to know what country your are located in and the exact make and model number of the new stove. In the mean time I would refer to the installation manual which came with the new electric stove for complete wiring accuracy and reliability.

  3. charl says:

    I have bought a Defy Model 835 stove and want to connect it to the main power supply
    there are three wires that needs to be connected to the stove (red, black and green/yellow)
    I’m not sure where to connect it on the stove. Could you please assist me.

  4. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Charl,

    Connection to the Power Supply:
    The Defy 835 has a type ‘Y’ supply cord connection which must be connected to the mains through an All pole isolating switch which has a minimum clearance between the contacts of 3 mm. In All poles. A means for disconnection must be provided in the fixed wiring. This appliance must be earthed.

    The power consumption is printed on the serial number label attached to the stove upper back panel of the appliance.

    The Defy stove is best installed by a licensed electrician, who will ensure that the oven is correctly connected and safely earthed.

    I hope this helps,