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How would i connect a cooktop and oven using just the three wires from the wall, theres three wires red, black, green/yellow, or would i have to install new wiring for either the c/top or oven?

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SOURCE: wiring 4 wire cook top to 3 wire outlet

What you have is a 220v and a 110v circuit within the cook top. It needs a 4 wire feed to supply 2 hots, 1ground, and 1 neutral. The 3 wire outlet only has 2hots and a ground no neutral, which will probably not allow your control circuit to operate. You nee to run a neutral wire to obtain a 110v circuit. DO NOT try to run neutral off the ground or you will energize your cook top cabinet and it will shock you. Your solution is to run a neutarl wire from the closest circuit that you can find.

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Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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This model of cook top needs the 4 wire install because it has both 220v and 110v circuits. The forth wire is a neutral that operates the 110v circuit. You can move the ground of the 3 wire outlet to neutral, but ONLY! if the ground wire is insulated. What this will do is give you both your 220v and 110v circuits. The problem with that is your cook top will not be grounded. The best solution is to locate a neutral wire and tap into it, this will give you your 4 wire circuit. Your missing a neutral in a 3 wire outlet.

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SOURCE: replace upper grill element in a old GE wall oven

Replaced selector switch...problem solved.

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SOURCE: i want to know if my wall oven is 110 or 220 .

Almost all electric oven are two twenty, but a voltage tester is a good idea, look at the breaker for it, if it is a double pool it probably is the red and white should both have 110 to the white wire, I hope this helps, God Bless.

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SOURCE: St George wall oven element. which wire to connect

green is always grounded

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SOURCE: Simpson Evolution 904 wall oven cooks very unevenly

I agree, the heating is very uneven in our oven, however, when I calibrated the temperature with a thermocouple, I discovered that the temperature gauge was 25C too hot! That is, if I set the oven temperature gauge to 155C, it was actually 180C inside the oven! Taking this in to account, it is now much easier to cook things without them burning.

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I have a wall oven with terminals L, N and PE . Assume wires are connected in order red, black and green/yellow

Line, Neutral,Ground 120 volt system Neutral wire should be white in color black and red wire would indicate 28/240 volts

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If you have an Electric Oven, Range, or Cooktop and need to change the style of cord that you have on the appliance or if you just need to install a cord on a new cooking appliance, you may have questions about where the wires need to go. This tip will help you to figure these questions out.

Remember to ALWAYS make sure that all power is disconnected BEFORE beginning your work!!

On the back, underneath, or on the side, of your range or oven will be a cover plate that will have the wiring connection lugs behind it. A screw or two will need to be removed to expose the connection point. Always remember to reinstall the cover after you have finished your connections.

If you have a 3 wire cord the plug will look something like this.


You will have a red wire, a white wire, and a black wire, on the other end from the plug.
The black and red wires will go on the two ends to the matching colors. The white wire will go in the center. If you have a bonding strap make sure that you jumper that from the center lug to the frame of the dryer. If you do not have a bonding strap, then make sure to make one out of #10 ga. or larger wire and a couple of crimp rings. Green wire is preferable.

The connection will look something like this.


If you have a four wire cord the plug will look like this


Here again, you will have the red, white, and black wires. This cord will also have a green wire. This wire gets connected directly to the frame of the appliance. With this cord, you do not need the bonding strap or wire. If you are converting from a 3 wire to a 4 wire then remove the old bonding strap if there is one there.

This connection will look something like this.


When converting from a 3 wire to a 4 wire you just REMOVE the bonding strap or wire and hook the green wire to the frame. If you are converting from a 4 wire to a 3 wire then you ADD the bonding strap or wire. It gets hooked from the center lug to the frame.

Always make sure that the outlet that you are plugging into is wired correctly also. The black and red are each 110 volt legs that have a voltage of 220 volts across them. The black and the red wires need to be wired to a double pole circuit breaker of the required amperage. The wiring needs to be large enough to support the breaker size that you use and the requirements of the appliance. For 30 amps. use 10 ga. wire, for 40 amps use 8 ga. wire and for 50 amps. use 6 ga. wire. The white or neutral wire goes to the neutral bar in the power panel and the green wire goes to the ground bar in the power panel.

By following this tip you should be able to hookup a new appliance or convert your existing appliance cord. Recheck all your connections before turning the power back on to the appliance.

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Yes, the installation instructions are correct. The wiring from your old oven isn't relevant.

Your query is a little confusing though. The new oven should have a power cable attached to it for connection to the mains supply. This should be on a separate circuit from your sockets and connected to an isolator switch. The wires in the power cable are colour coded to ensure that they are correctly polarised when connecting to the mains supply. I'm assuming you're in the UK as you list a GB model number, therefore, it should have a BROWN wire for LIVE, BLUE for NEUTRAL and GREEN/YELLOW for EARTH.

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Internally, the oven probably uses red cable for live and black for neutal, but you really shouldn't need to be doing anything with the internal wiring to install the oven.

You say you are having it fitted. Any competent installer would know (or check) the correct wiring order even if the instructions were missing. If you are installing it yourself, be sure are certain you understand what to do before attempting this and double-check the power for the oven circuit is off before you start.

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