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My installation manual says to use a 3 wire 40A cord. The range is rated for 14.1KW at 125/250volts which converts to 59Amps. What size wire should be used to the breaker pnl? How can a 40A cord carry a 59A load? The main wires on the range appear to be #12 or at best a #10. The model # is JB968SOl5SS. What am I missing here?

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There may be, but your problem is not any of those. You apparently have a short to ground somewhere that need's to be located and repaired.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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It can matter. Some codes require that it be hard wired, and some may require a service disconnect. Consult a local expert. Electrically, it doesn't matter to the stove.
Best regards, --W/D--

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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SOURCE: I need the electrical rating for a JennAire JES9860

all ranges should be on a 50a plug
good thinking to ask'
wish my brother had
hed still have his house

anyway

if your read the range plug ua it says 50a

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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look on the unit tag just inside oven door (on most) and it will tell you kw or take input volts and multiply by total current draw and this will give you watts then divide by 1,000 for kw,your total draw in current will tell you what size breaker you need

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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Hi.

Breaker size is 40Amps.



Below the complete literature for this manual. Please see the installation instructions in first manual for wiring. Check page 34 and following (wiring with pics at page 37):

JBS07HBB
GE 30" Free-Standing Electric Range

Regards

Ginko

Posted on May 12, 2011

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