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Old 02-20-2010, 11:59 AM   #1
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Need advice on electrical circuits for new appliances


I am looking at a couple of new appliances, an LG cooktop and Kenmore Range. In order to prepare for the electrical I need to know what AMP breaker and gauge wire that I will need for each appliance. Any assitance with this would be most appreciated. Here are the appliances that I am looking at:

http://www.lge.com/us/appliances/coo...-LCE3081ST.jsp
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http://www.lge.com/us/appliances/pdf...1ST-manual.pdf

http://www.kenmore.com/shc/s/p_10154...ame=Wall+Ovens
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http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/lis_...M/L0809554.pdf

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The oven needs a 240 volt 20 amp circuit and receptacle.

The cooktop is 240 volts and a 40 amp circuit.

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The oven needs a 240 volt 20 amp circuit and receptacle.

The cooktop is 240 volts and a 40 amp circuit.
Thanks. What gauge and type of wiring?
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Need advice on electrical circuits for new appliances


The wall oven needs 12/2 on 20 amp circuit.
The cook top needs 8/2 on 40 amp circuit.
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