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Bought a new whirlpool ceran cooktop it only has 3 wires black, red, green but the old cooktop had 4 black, red, white and green can I hook up to old wires and just not hook up the white

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  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2009

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There should be a diagram in the installation instructions packed with the unit showing how to connect them.

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  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2009

    Classy.

    Well, if you want it to work and don't care about codes(it may be ok, but they differ) in your area just bond the white and green together since that units wiring diagram shows that the neutral and earth ground are bonded internally anyway. I only hesitated because if you need to ask that question, then I am not sure of your electrical experience, and I don't want anyone to get hurt. Anyhow, good luck and be careful

    BTW: I am a full time appliance service tech and installer


  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2009

    Clarification: if your revision code is 3 or higher just do like you thought and leave the white lead capped

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