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Old 07-20-2014, 03:21 PM   #1
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As long as there are no exposed wires can you use a 1/2" connector from 3/4" conduit when wiring ranges and ovens to power?

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As long as there are no exposed wires can you use a 1/2" connector from 3/4" conduit when wiring ranges and ovens to power?
What kind of connector?

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90 degree metal. Not even a weekend warrior here.. just trying to remedy an issue that was left for me when I bought the house. Electric oven connected to power with no cover on the J-box

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90 degree metal
AC, MC, Flex?
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Sorry - flex
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Sorry - flex
As long as you use a listed device to connect the two.
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Pardon my ignorance and obvious lack of knowledge ... listed device?
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How are you going to fit a 1/2" connector on 3/4" flex? You need a 3/4" Greenfield connector.
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All I know is I've got wires coming from the range and oven wrapped in 3/4" conduit and connected to power via 1/2" flex connector. I was told this may not be safe but when I looked into it all of the wires are connected properly (black to black, etc.) and there are no exposed wires. Units are working fine. Just trying to verify that this is not a dangerous situation
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Just because it works does not mean it is safe or correct.
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No one here can see what your seeing.
Add some pictures, sure does not sound safe.

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