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George-Allsorts, Senior Appliance Technicial Manager
Category: UK Appliance
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Wired up oven and it keeps tripping the breaker

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Wired up oven and it keeps tripping the breaker ,disconnected from oven it doesn't trip .
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Customer: All wiring ok up to oven but once connect it trips the breaker
JA: Is there anything else the Appliance Technician should be aware of?
Customer: What amp breaker should be used and what size wire ,I think 32amp and 6mm cable .
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

The size of the breaker will depend on the oven power capacity..

32A will restrict you to 7.5kw or thereabouts 40A is better

6mm cable is normal size

Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

The part number for the Cooling fan is(###) ###-####at £56+ Martin

My advice would be to return the appliance to the retailer for exchange