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Old 07-05-2011, 10:16 PM   #1
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I need help. I am installing a new AC unit. The current plug is like this l -- but the plug for the new AC is -- -- both are 15 amp.. Can a new plug be installed?
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:24 PM   #2
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Your new AC requires 240 volts. the old receptacle is 120 volts.

If this is a dedicated circuit you should be able to rewire.

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The new plug is a 15A 240V plug, and the old is either a 20A 120V plug or 20A 240V plug. Are those diagrams showing what the plug looks like pointing at you, or what the receptacle would look like?
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Thank you for the replies. Let me re check and I'll post back.
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