Does My New Double Oven Require a New Electric Circuit?
My old oven has 30 amp fuses. I have just bought a double oven which requires hard-wiring 45 amp fuse. What should I do?
Electrical Question from Alan about Wiring a Double Oven
Received from Alan a Homeowner in Sheffield UK
Question: My old consumer unit has 30 amp fuses. I have just bought a double oven which requires hard-wiring 45 amp fuse. Can you give me some advice about this matter?
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Thanks for your electrical question.
A new circuit may need to be installed for your new double oven if the existing circuit is not rated for the required electric load as specified on the new oven.
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