COMMUNITY FORUM

nvwilliams7

07:17AM | 01/16/07
Member Since: 01/15/07
3 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
I am replacing a gas cook top with an electric cook top. There is currently a 120V outlet that the gas cook top is connected to. But installing the electric cook top requires just the junction box with the house wires. Is the electrical install simply to disconnect the actual electrical outlet and connect the red, black and ground wire to the existing house wire then add a cover?

Billhart

09:17AM | 01/16/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
Unless this is a single burner (maybe two) "cooktop" for an office or maybe home theather then it will take 240 and more current.

Also it might require 4 wires (two hots, neutral, and ground). That is common foro stoves, but might not be on just a cooktop (no clock/timer).

Need to look at the installation spects as to what is required.

nvwilliams7

09:23AM | 01/16/07
Member Since: 01/15/07
3 lifetime posts
Per the installation manual, 120V required. Wiring red,black (two hot), and ground (copper). Would this still be a difficult conversion?

Billhart

11:19AM | 01/16/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
"Per the installation manual, 120V required. Wiring red,black (two hot), and ground (copper). Would this still be a difficult conversion?"

That does not make sense. To get 120 and 240 you need 4 wires.

But also it probably requires 30 or 40 amps on a dedicated circuit.

And a 120 circuit is rated for 15 or 20 and probably has other things on it.

joed

02:01PM | 01/16/07
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
Those instructions do not make sense. 120 volts does not and can not use red and black. It must use white and black(or red). Please read and post the instructions again.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

The “Briolette” faceted glass sink from Kohler measures 17.5” wide and is sure to catch the eye—as it does the light. $707.50 Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... For some decorative recycling, consider burying old bottles upside down to create edging for your garden beds and walkways... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2