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Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool MEW7630AB Installation Instructions Manual

27" (68.6 cm) and 30" (76.2 cm) electric single and double built-in oven
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If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrical installer determine that
the ground path and the wire gauge are in accordance with local
codes.
Check with a qualified electrical installer if you are not sure the
oven is properly grounded.
This oven must be connected to a grounded metal, permanent
wiring system.
Be sure that the electrical connection and wire size are adequate
and in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/
NFPA 70-latest edition or CSA Standards C22.1-94, Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1 and C22.2 No. O-M91-latest edition, and
all local codes and ordinances.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169-7471
CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, OH 44131-5575
Electrical Connection
To properly install your oven, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
Oven must be connected to the proper electrical voltage and
frequency as specified on the model/serial number rating
plate. The model/serial number rating plate is located under
the control panel on single ovens and under the control panel
on the upper oven cavity on double ovens. See the following
illustrations.
Single Oven
A. Model/serial number plate
Models rated from 7.3 to 9 kW at 240 volts (5.4 to 7.4 kW at
208 volts) require a separate 40-amp circuit. Models rated at
4.8 kW and below at 240 volts (3.6 kW and below at
208 volts) require a separate 20-amp circuit.
A circuit breaker is recommended.
Connect directly to the circuit breaker box (or fused
disconnect) through flexible, armored or nonmetallic
sheathed, copper cable (with grounding wire). See "Make
Electrical Connection" section.
Flexible conduit from the oven should be connected directly
to the junction box.

Electrical Requirements

A
Double Oven
A. Model/serial number plate
Fuse both sides of the line.
Do not cut the conduit. The length of conduit provided is for
serviceability of the oven.
A UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector must be
provided.
If the house has aluminum wiring, follow the procedure
below:
1. Connect a section of solid copper wire to the ends of the
flexible conduit leads.
2. Connect the aluminum wiring to the added section of
copper wire using special connectors and/or tools
designed and UL listed for joining copper to aluminum.
Follow the electrical connector manufacturer's recommended
procedure. Aluminum/copper connection must conform with
local codes and industry accepted wiring practices.
For power requirements for models WOS51EC7A, WOS51EC0A,
WOD51EC7A, WOD51EC0A, WOS92EC7A, WOS92EC0A,
WOD93EC7A, WOD93EC0A, MEW7527A, MEW7530A,
MEW7627A, MEW7630A, MEW9537A, MEW9627A, MEW9530A
and MEW9630A, refer to the following table.
Voltage
Single
Thermal
240 VAC
3690 W
208 VAC
2790 W
240 VAC
15.4 A
208 VAC
13.4 A
For power requirements for models KEBK171B, KEBK101B,
KEBK276B, KEBK206B, KEBS179B, KEBS109B, KEBS277B,
KEBS279B, KEBS207B and KEBS209B, refer to the following
A
table.
Voltage
Single
Thermal
240 VAC
4090 W
208 VAC
3099 W
240 VAC
17.1 A
208 VAC
14.9 A
For power requirements for models KEBU109B and KEBU209B,
refer to the following table.
Voltage
240 VAC
208 VAC
240 VAC
208 VAC
Single
Double
Convect
Thermal
3720 W
7370 W
2820 W
5580 W
15.5 A
30.7 A
13.6 A
26.8 A
Single
Double
Convect
Thermal
4120 W
8170 W
3122 W
6190 W
17.2 A
34.1 A
15.0 A
29.8 A
Single Convect
Double Convect
5420 W
9500 W
4106 W
7197 W
22.6 A
39.6 A
19.8 A
34.6 A
Double
Convect
7400 W
5610 W
30.8 A
27.0 A
Double
Convect
8200 W
6212 W
34.2 A
29.9 A
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