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Neff Oven My new oven has, starting from the left and moving right, the earth connection, then a terminal with two balck wires on it and then a terminal with two blue wires and a whit with balck dashes on it. My electrician believes this is earth, positive and neutral in that order, is this correct?

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Its your NEW oven, id call the manufacture for clarification!!

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