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I am replacing my oven/micro combo and saw a strange thing when pulling the old unit out-

Both the 110V mico and the 220V single wall oven were connected to the same 220V line-

I ran another 110 line from an unused outlet for the microwave-

now for the 220V- it is an older home (1980's) the wire is a very thick, copper line with one black, one white and a bare copper wire in a junction box-

the new stove is on order and I would like to install a range recepticale to the junction box for simplicty-(three prong)

I am assuming bare wire in the center white and black on the left and right?

any assistance would be helpfull

cheers

Jim
 

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I honestly cannot understand what you are describing, but I can say that if the old line is black, white and bare you CANNOT use this for a range receptacle.
You can use it for a straight 240v circuit, but not a 120/240v range circuit.

Do you know the specs of the new unit? If not can you post the make and model number?

What size wire is the old circuit?
 

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the new oven is a single oven- maytag MEW6530 DDS

the junction box has a very thick black/white and ground only - looks to be about 8 gauge


I am thinking - spend the $200 bucks and have the pro come out when the cabinets are in and the oven arrives
 

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That unit does require a 120/240v feed, so your straight 240v feed is no good.

Good call on having a new circuit run. :thumbsup:
 
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