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It never ceases to amaze me why someone will buy an appliance not knowing how it will work in their house. You have 2 options.. 1) Call an Electrician and have it done correctly, or 2) Try to do it yourself and burn your house down. That being said, you need 4 wires to connect a stove to the breaker box not 220 wires. If this is asked as a homework question, open the book, learn how to do it without thinking and I will feel comfortable working next to you!..pkazsr

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Q: How do you connect 240V wires for a stove?
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How do you wire the three 240V wires coming out of the wall to a 4 wire stove plug?

wire the ground and common together

Originally a 240V line running from the 50A circuit to a box contaning in line fuses from this box came a 240V cable having 2 black wires and wire braid do I wire the outlet stove as a 3 or 4 prong?

3 prong the 2 black wires are your hot and the braided is your neutral.

How are electric stove elements cleaned?

Check the manual that came with the stove. The elements lift and slide out in the same motion in a direction 180 degrees from where the wires are connect to the element.

How do you wire a 240V stove plug if old stove was hard wired and had 4 wires Black red white and ground coming from the wall are three wires Black red and a shield wire is the shield wire the neutral?

Shield is ground. White is Neutral, center tap of the transformer from the power company.

How can you install a 240V receptacle from the bare wires for an electric range?

Bare wires!?!?!?! For 240V you need 3 wires plus ground. Red and Black are hot, white is neutral. Don't mess with 240V if you have no idea what you're doing. It's not safe at all.

How can you get 240V single phase power from a 240V 3 phase service Can you just connect to two poles of the 240V 3 phase service?

I'm sure this isn't what you want to hear, but you probably need to ask an electrician familiar with your service and what you want to connect. As a general answer, you can connect a 240v line to line resistive load like an electric water heater to any 240v source. If you also need the 240v to have 120v line to neutral, like a 240v electric stove that contains a 120v clock and oven light, then its possible if the 3 phase power is connected in a "high delta" configuration, and you connect to the correct leads. If you have a high delta service and want to ignore the 3-phase power service and wire most or all of the loads in the building as a single phase load, the utility may have to be consulted.

How do you connect 4-wire cord to the electric stove?

Two wires are hot and are usually Red and Black. Connect the white wire to neutral and green wire to ground.

Can you connect a 15A 120V circuit to one phase of a 240V stove circuit without overloading the stove circuit?

Short answer: probably not. Longer answer: It depends on the size of wire feeding the stove, the stove amperage, and what you intend to connect to the new 15A circuit. If you just want to wire a light for the garage, sure go ahead. If you want to install a receptacle for a microwave oven, no way. Make sure you put a fuse to protect the circuit you are connecting.

How do you connect a 3 wire wall oven with red white and black wires to a 2 wire white and black 240V circuit?

Sounds to me like whatever circuit you're trying to connect the oven to is not meant for the oven. You need the same wires to run back to the panel as the ones in your wall oven.

Why are you not getting 240v between the two hot wires?

Because they are "in-phase". In order to get 240v, you need two 120v Alternating Current lines that are 180° out of phase, that is, opposite phases. Only when one line is +120v and the other -120v will you see 240v between the wires.

Can you split a 40 amp 240v circuit into 2 20 amp 240v circuit?

No, You will need to run an extra set of wires.

Stove require 120v or 240v?

Electric stoves require 240 V typically. A gas stove may only require 120 V.

What happens if the black and white wires connect?

It depends on the situation and what the black and white wires connect to.

Why 4 wires for dryer?

The dryer is a 240v dryer so two of the wires are your hot wires, or the ones with power on them. One is your ground wire. And the forth is your neutral.

How do you connect a three prone power cord to the stove?

To connect a three prong power cord to a stove, remove the back of the stove and take off the old cord using a screwdriver. Connect the new cord according to the wire colors with the screwdriver.

Can you wire a 120V stove fan to the 240V supply?

No, you must break it down to a 120 volt supply.

Can you use one wire from the panel with 240v on it to wire a 240v water heater?

In North America it takes two "hot" wires to obtain 240 volts.

Why is there no neutral in a 240V circuit?

You have three feed wires on US residential service: 2 hots and neutral. These wires are connected to a 240V center tapped transformer with the neutral connected to the center tap. So, you have 120V between either hot and neutral and 240V between the hots. There is no neutral in this circuit because the load doesn't require 120V, it draws 240V directly from both hots.

How do you connect two wires?

There are dozens of methods and products available to "connect two wires" Do you have specific application?

How do you connect wires?

plug them in

Can a 120V chandelier be hard-wired to a 240V power source in Europe using 240V bulbs and will the wires handle the load?

as long as the total WATTAGE of the bulbs is the same, you should get the same light and the wires will handle the load just fine.

How do you connect wires in lamp holder?

how to connect a lamp holder

Can you connect a 3 wire 240V motor to a 2 wire 240 single phase?


What is the normal voltage of house clectricity in the US?

120v or 240v. 120v is one leg of the main panel, and 240 is two legs of the main panel. 120v is lights,outlets. 240v, dryer,stove.

Find out what wires do?

Wires just connect electricity cords/outlets.