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How to install a Jenn-Air 30 Electric Wall Oven Model WW30110.

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How to install a Jenn-Air 30: Electric Wall Oven Model WW30110.   What size wire or breaker do we use?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  J. Zimmerman replied 8 years ago.
You need to use a 50 amp wire and the breaker neds to be 50 amps.
Expert:  Glenn replied 8 years ago.
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How many amps does this pull ?
Is it 4 or 3 wire ?
Do you have an outlet there allready ?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Glenn says single circuit 50 amp breaker. This does not make sense. When going from a double oven with 40 amp and 8 gauge wire to single oven with 12 gauge wire, why would we increase the amps? Seems to me we should go to a 20 amp with a smaller gauge wire. No one seems to know the answer. I am of course a neophyte, but some of this just doesn't make sense to me
Expert:  Paul replied 8 years ago.



I can not find the spec for your oven.


What does the name plate on the oven give for wattage and voltage?