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Old 11-07-2012, 08:53 PM   #16
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Why would a gas cooktop draw 5 Amps. It also seems as if you are messing with the internal wiring of this cooktop. If you were simply wiring a cord to the appliance as the manufacturer intended, you wouldn't have 7 wires to mess with.

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Old 11-07-2012, 08:53 PM   #17
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For about $5 you can buy a male plug that you can connect those dangling wires to.

Or, for about $10, you can buy a 12awg pigtail plug....they come in different lengths....3', 6'...etc. standard 3 prong male plug on one end.....loose wires on the other. Lift the top off the stove...remove the old wires...install new wires....
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:07 AM   #18
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Does splicing a new plug onto a lamp or toaster oven violate code?

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