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I am trying to replace a electric baseboard heater that is 220 volts and I am unsure about the wiring. the heater has a red and black wire and there is a white and black wire coming out of the wall.How do I attach them?

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If you have a electric meter check the voltage coming out of the wall to be sure it is 220 v???? (meter across black and white)then with your meter only test black wire to ground and white wire to ground seperately you should have 110 from each wire to ground?
If you have only 110 to the black and no reading on the white, you either have a bad breaker or a 110v circuit
If you read 220v and you new heater is rated for 220v black to black and red to white wall thermostat or built in as long as you have 220v to your connection from the wall or your wall thermostat when turned higher than room temp.
Bare grounds tie together and mount to your green ground screw

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If ur are replacing the heater and it was originally 220/240 ur wiring should b ok but to b sure trace the line wire back to breaker panel and look at breaker the white and the black should b hooked up to separate breakers if the white is hooked up to a ground bar usually on the inside side of the panel and the black hooked up to breaker ur line is 110/120 and will cause problems when hooked up. if the lines r 220/240 than red can hook up to white and black to black

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