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Old 02-22-2011, 09:54 PM   #16
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Most Americian and European double oven { wall verison } useally take 30 or 40 amp breaker but few case super top of line it will take 50 { not very often but veirfy with nameplate }

But Stubbie and KBsparky did hit on the nail right on the spot and I have done the same thing as well that one of very limited rules I can use that but it have restriction in there and both Stubbie and KB address it pretty clear on it { it have to be part of Applanice whip not the feild connections items }



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Old 02-22-2011, 10:37 PM   #17
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Looking at the installation instructions for your model on the GE web site the power requirements show 240 volts at 7200 watts 30 amp branch circuit.

However the installation instructions say the oven comes 4 wire and requires a neutral , showing an appliance whip with red, white, black and green ground.

Do you have four wires in the existing branch circuit to connect the oven 4 wire power cord?
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Yes I do have the 4 wires you have mentioned so it looks like the connections should be pretty straight forward.

Thanks you all for all your advice and effort on this.


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