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my 3-wire cable coming thru floor ,both wires are black but

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my 3-wire cable coming thru floor ,both wires are black but one has a red stripe. does the red striped wire go to the red wire on terminal block on back of the stove?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Inactive replied 8 years ago.
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First - how many wires do you have? How many amps is the stove?

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
1 main cable with two black wires and one ground,the one black wire has a red stripe the stove i believe is 250 amps
Expert:  Inactive replied 8 years ago.
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Ok are you hard wiring this to the stove or are you installing a receptacle for the appliance?

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
hard wiring there is no receptacle
Expert:  Inactive replied 8 years ago.
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Ok - the black lead will terminate to the far left post. The ground to the middle post, then your black with red stripe will go to the far right post.

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