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Replacing a single oven

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by ezone5, 31 Jul 2010.

  1. ezone5

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    Hi,

    This may be (hopefully) a very simple one but I thought I would put this out there for confirmation.

    I've just bought a new single oven which has a max rated input of 3.1 kW and needs a "16 A double pole switched fused spur outlet". The old oven was on its own radial circuit via a 50 A double pole switch. I believe the radial circuit from the consumer unit is 6 mm twin and earth.

    I don't need to move the oven to a different position and there are no other appliances on this circuit.

    Is it as simple as swapping the 50 A switch for a 16 A one and wiring back up?

    Apologies if this is a stupidly straightforward or dangerously inept question!

    Cheers
     
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    Cheers holmslaw.

    BTW the wording was from the cooker manual!
     
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