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Old 08-02-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
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What size wire

I'm remodeling n am adding a cooktop n a double oven. I was going to run 2 new seperate 6/3 wire for each. Is 6/3 ok or is it too much n I should go with 8/3 wire instead. I believe the cook top needs 30 amp n ovens 40 amp


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You can run the 30 amp in 10


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what does the manual say?
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#10 ==> 30A
#8 ==> 40a

If either of your units are 240 volt only (like some European models), you may only need 2 wire cable plus ground. As previously noted, read the manual carefully, follow directions on how to install.
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