I am getting ready to purchase a gas oven that is self-cleaning for my
1960's era house. The specs say I need a 15amp circuit for the
There is power to the current unit because it has a light and a clock
What was the typical rating of the wiring done back then, and how can I tell
Thanks for any help.
That is a minimum standard outlet used for the past 60+ years. Since it is
a kitchen outlet, it may even be 20A. Take a look at the circuit breaker
and it should be 15A or 20A. . In fact, there should be nothing less than
15A in the breaker box.
Gas stoves usually do not use a lot of amps anyway. In fact the only
things that need electric is the clock and the electronic ignition for
the stove and oven, which don't use a lot of amps to begin with.
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