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I removed my old oven. which was ran off a 2wire. the new stove is a 220v. how do i connect 2wire wires to outlet

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You can not, a range has to use 3 wires or 4 wires. To put it in you need to run a 220v plug to where the stove is. Was your previous range a gas range? That is the only range I can think of that ran off a two wire. Anyway, you can add a 220v wire right off the breaker box and run it to your stove. These parts are easily found at a hardware store like Lowes or Home Depot.

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If the critter chewed through the range cord insulation (from the outlet in the kitchen to the stove) you can get a replacement at most home centers or a well-stocked hardware store. The connections are made to screw terminals under a cover behind the stove. Take the old one along and match it to the new one. Be sure to tighten the screw terminals very securely when you put on the new one. (Obviously, you unplug the stove before doing any work.)

If the critter has chewed through the electric supply line to the stove outlet, call a licensed electrician to replace the damaged portion. You need to have the work done by properly licensed people to keep your insurance company happy, and often to stay legal with local codes as well.

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