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Old 12-07-2008, 04:29 PM   #1
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Replace Outlet ??


I have a single outlet 20A 125V 3 Wire (Red/White/Black) receptical in my kitchen, that one receptical is on a dual 30A breaker. I'm not real sure what I should do with this outlet, or what purpose it could serve as I have never dealt with one. Any help would be greatly appreciated, This whole electrical system in this house has driven me crazy since I bought it .

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Old 12-07-2008, 04:40 PM   #2
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What was it used for before? What size wire is it?

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probably was used for electric stove/oven combo.

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What was it used for, what size wire is used?

I would pull that thing out, inspect the wiring,install new outlet, and put right breaker in.

Then just put a double pole 20 amp breaker in if it is 10 awg.
Can you take a picture of it?
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