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Can I connect my Zanunussi zkc6040x cooker with 2.5mm T&E into my cooker outlet switch that is powered by 6mm and runs about 25`to the fuse box? Thanks.

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No. It must be 6mm t&e cable from the wall socket to the cooker. To use anything else will rick getting an electric shock.

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