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I have a new GE cooktop which has a red, black, and ground…

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I have a new GE...
I have a new GE cooktop which has a red, black, and green ground wire. The electrical connection in the wall has a red, black, bare copper ground, and white wire. My plan is to connect red to red, black to black, and the green ground wire to bare copper ground wire and cap the white wire in the wall connection, will this work ?
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Electrician: Jason, Service Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes, that's what you need to do.

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Electrician: Jason, Service Technician replied 2 years ago

The circuit from the house includes a neutral (white) wire, but the new appliance doesn't need it.

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Electrician: Jason, Service Technician replied 2 years ago

In these cases, we simply cap it off in a wire nut by itself.

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