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  1. K

    Are oven manufacturers lying to us?

    So there’s a hotpoint oven hae60ks.... The manual states its10.7 kw....divided that by 240 is 45amps. The manual also states is must be installed with a 6mm cable connected to a 32amp breaker. Some people online are saying a 6mm cable is max rated at 32amp But i read that clipped direct it’s...
  2. C

    Belling Oven fault

    Hello All, I never have a great deal of luck when it comes to domestic appliances! We have a Belling fan oven which when the temperature dial is turned up, immediately blows the 13amp plug fuse, trips the MCB and takes out the RCD for good measure. I was assuming U/S element so have removed...
  3. P

    Does a 13A plug in oven need to be wired into a cooker switch in rental properties ?

    Hi, a landlord got in touch this weekend as they wanted to change an old gas oven for an electric one in their rental property. It would be a small single oven, under 1.5 kwh, and comes supplied and fitted with a plug from the manufacturer. The plan was simply to plug this into an available...
  4. E

    Wire a double oven

    Hi am replacing my double oven. And was wondering what wires go where in the connection on the oven see attached photos. Much appreciated in advance for your help
  5. B

    Oven elements help!!

    Is it possible to run 2 oven elements (under 3kw total output) on the one 13amp plug?? I want to create a powder coating oven made from a small metal office cabinet, however every double oven i can find is rated way above the 3kw max rated for a 13amp supply, therefore i wanted to see if i...
  6. M

    Oven supply question

    When our Victorian semi was tarted-up in the 1980s, the cooker circuit to the kitchen was ripped out but fortunately since we moved in in 2000 the oven we've been using (with the gas hob) has been OK on a 13A plug. That oven is now well past its best before, and the replacement the wife wants...
  7. 4

    Oven / Cooker Hob Diversity Question

    Hi, I would appreciate some views on the following issue I have. The Cooker radial in a house has been wired in 2.5mm T&E, to save the expense of a larger cable. Without boring with the detail, I cannot pull out and replace the existing cable, nor wire in a new 32A circuit using another...
  8. D

    Domestic Induction hob and oven fitting

    HI I want to fit an induction hob and separate oven. The supplier says the hob (7.35kw) needs a 30A supply and the oven (3kw) needs a SEPARATE 13A supply However a stand alone cooker with induction hob is specified as 11.3kw (which is approx 45A) and it states that it needs a 30A fuse. My...
  9. B

    Wiring for new 16 Amp oven

    Evening all, apologies if this is in the wrong forum or has been asked before. I have ordered a new oven thinking I could just plug it in to 13amp socket same as my old one. However I checked today and the oven is 16amp and therefore should have its own dedicated circuit. I checked the...
  10. alban moffitt

    oven supplies 4mm or 6mm???

    I am often installing two 3.5kw ovens in one kitchen which amounts to 30amps. I cant see that there are any problems with supplying them both with a single 4mm on 32mcb, (installation method c) i have normally supplied it in 6mm but just wondering really. is it just bad practice, in case they...
  11. Ian Rogers

    Oven installation question.

    Hi, I have a scenario I would like some opinions on please. I have 2 ovens, one on top of the other. Oven 1 – 3.5kW (not yet installed) Oven 2 – 3.5kW Each feeding into a common heavy duty Bakelite Junction box. Each using the cable hardwired to the appliance by the manufacturer (So I assume...
  12. D

    Position of socket for integrated oven

    Hi, I am looking to install an integrated oven, however it's position would mean the socket on the wall will be directly behind it. Is this allowed? is this safe? I just worry it could be too hot there. I could move the socket, probably nearer the floor so it's below the oven. If I do this...
  13. A

    Large oven tripping RCD

    Hi all. Looking for a bit of advice. Customer has a new large induction rangemaster cooker with a total power of 14.8kw. Currently on a Hager board with a 50a b mcb and an existing 6mm cable. As soon as oven was switched on it tripped the RCD. Taking diversity into account the cable should be...
  14. C

    oven circuit but not what i normally expect

    a 20a RCBO supplies a 6mm twin and earth cable that supplies a dedicated socket mounted securely below the oven. The dedicated socket is controlled via a 40a double pole isolator above on the counter top. It appears at some point a juicy oven has been replaced by a much lower 2.2Kw oven on a...
  15. B

    Domestic Wiring in of a Bosch single oven rate at 2,990w

    Good afternoon all I am a new to this forum and just wanted to say Hi. I am not a electrician but a retired builder of some 6 years and still doing the odd job for friends and family . I require some help with an issue I've come across in my daughters kitchen. I'm replacing her double oven...
  16. D

    Domestic Seeking advice re oven change - double socket to fused spur

    Hi, I'm looking to replace my electric single fan oven. It is plugged into a double socket, the other socket having the gas hob plugged into it, and this double socket is wired to a 13a switched fused spur. Looking at the ovens in my price range I can see some that include a plug and can be...
  17. A

    Domestic Oven won’t work...unsure issue.

    Hello, My cooker (LOGIK LFTC60W16 oven with grill and 4 hobs had it maybe just over 2 years) stopped working about 2 weeks ago. I found out we have no cooker switch on the kitchen wall so checked the Circuit Breaker box. Everything was on. With no other option I left the cooker MCB switch in the...
  18. S

    RCD tripping when switching oven isolator off

    Hi all. I was called to a house recently where the occupier reported that when they turned the oven isolator off the RCD would trip. So I tried it and that's exactly what happened. There was nothing switched on on the oven at the time. When the oven is on it works fine. It is an integrated oven...
  19. S

    Is this possible than turning on oven make a 1 second power outage in home? ( playing diablo 1 )

    Hi.Have an question. It is possible that when turning on oven make a 0,5-1second power spike,without tripping fuse or breaker? I ask because when my mother in kitchen turned on oven,diablo 1 crashed to desktop on my old laptop. Nothing get tripped etc,lights not. So it was coincedence that game...
  20. D

    Drilled through 30am cable powering oven and hob

    So... a bit of a faux pas happened the weekend... i managed to drill through the 30amp mains cable that goes down to the oven and hob. flashsgl - https://ibb.co/Q8Bf6jX Anyone know the best course of action short of channelling the wall out and rewiring the whole thing? Kind regards Dan
  21. Cupa

    Domestic Potential Overloaded? (Kitchen Oven & Hob)

    Popped round my old dear's yesterday. She quite fancies replacing her ceramic hob with an induction one, so I thought I'd take the oven and existing hob out to see what state the wiring is in (property built 1930s although I expect probably had a refurb at some point in the 70s or 80s, but...
  22. H

    Neff oven 2 year and two months old,and out of John Lewis warranty,no help either.

    Today the mains tripped, after doing so twice, and checked voltage supply, ie the clock was flashing, but no oven heat. I had previously removed the bulb and changed it first, however, the fault remained. Finally, I removed the bulb and glass cover. The oven has been working ever since and...
  23. J

    What has been done with the sockets behind my oven?

    Hi, I have revently ordered a new Range and before i contacted an electritian to book installation i thought i would pull my current oven out and check if there was a seperate 32A socket so the job of hardwiring the new cooker in would be relitivaly straight forward, however, When i pulled my...
  24. S

    Install new oven & induction hob to existing circuit

    Hi All. Just a little help I need connecting a electric oven and induction hob. The existing is a 32 amp MCB in the consumer unit. A 4m run of 6mm sq t&e cable from mcb going to a 45A cooker control switch. From here a 6mm sq t&e going into cooker connection unit. I have removed the old electric...
  25. willsie01

    Built in oven (grill) tripping breaker

    Our built in oven works fault free with all functions except for the grill which trips a breaker when switched off. Not while being used but when being switched off. There does not appear to be any visible breakdown of the element. Is it worthwhile pulling the unit out and swapping out the...
  26. F

    16A oven ok on existing set up?

    Hi all, I appreciate that this is a question that has been answered a lot but each response I could find was for slightly different set up to mine, so hoping you guys might be able to advise. If any work is needed I will get an electrician out, but don't really want to take time off work and...
  27. V

    Oven not works Hotpoint EW74

    hi there, can you help me please with advice how to repair freestanding fan assisted oven? Main oven not works ,fan is not spinning ,element not heating ,lights turning on. what i did is to open back cover and check that there is not electricity going to either element or fan. any help will...
  28. D

    New oven plug or hardwire?

    Hi Can i put a 13amp plug on this oven and plug into a normal socket? Thanks in advance Electrical installationThis product requires hardwiring to a 13 Amp fuse and should be installed by a qualified installer, such as one of our Team Knowhow experts.Power supply13 Amp (Requires hardwiring to...
  29. R

    Double oven and induction hob

    Hi all hope to get some advice I have a 40amp fuse in fuse box that runs the double oven 5.1 kw max can I run the induction hob off same fuse the hob is 6.6kw and is 6mm cable ok to use as last person left about 4 meters here from last electrician
  30. J

    Oven and hob cable size and isolating switches

    Thanks for adding me to the forum. I have done quite a bit of electrical work around the house adding sockets, and at our current house I put in some new ring mains and lighting circuits, all subject to third party certification and with the new consumer unit installed by a qualified...
  31. M

    Domestic New Oven tripping mcb massively

    Hi everyone, stumbled across your forum while googling tonight, hoping for a bit of advice... I have some electrical knowledge, and I fit/change electric meters for a living for past 20yrs for one of the big six! Have been given a brand new (but faulty) oven by a relative, an Electrolux...
  32. DC-backfrom the past

    Cconnection oven zop37982xk

    does anyone know the connection details or have a wiring diagram for a Zanussi internal wiring for oven zop37982xk Its has three contacts for the mains connection, marked 4 5 6 4 is obviously earth as its marked 5 and 6 are a lottery. I realise it might not make too much of a difference...
  33. P

    Domestic Replacement Singer oven element

    Hi there, I am trying to find a replacement element for a built in Singer oven. This is the bottom element to the oven as per the details in the picture. I would appreciate someones help on this.kind regards Pippa
  34. D

    Domestic Replacement Oven & Hob on same 32 amp connection

    Hoping to get some advice as i like to understand what work will be carried out and what actually needs doing etc. Looking at replacing the hob & oven as they are on their way out and in my research I've found out the following. Oven & hob are both connected to an isolating switch just above...
  35. Keith Lingard

    Domestic Help on installing a new Zanussi Oven

    Hi, I'd like some help please on installing a zanussi oven. The oven manual states "Connection should be via an Oven Control Circuit. Min size cable 2.5 mm2. Cable PVC twin & earth. Fuse 15 A min 20 A max. The total load rating of the oven is 2.48 Kw." The label on the side of the oven states...
  36. D

    Help with oven and microwave supply

    Hi I'm hoping someone can help, I'm in the middle of putting new wiring in for my kitchen. I have a 3.8kw oven and 2.4kw microwave grill next to each other in a bank of tall larders, both requiring a 16amp supply. Can I feed these of he same supply, if so what would be the best way to do it...
  37. adamfromayr

    Powder coat oven keeps tripping mains rcd all off a sudden?

    Hi Okay my powder coat oven i built was fine until today! I had it working kept on for more than an hour etc Pretty pleased with it all 2 x 2000w elements fitted and then wired into a 32a blue socket to the 42a isolator switch But today its started tripping i looked insid emy control panel...
  38. M

    Double oven and hob problem

    My mum is wanting to have 2 ovens (2.9kw) and an induction hob (2.8kw) total 8.6kw I believe all 3 are coming with 13a plugs fitted. What would the best way to connect these up? Existing wiring which is 6mm t+e approx 6m under floorboards. I was thinking like the dual outlet for cookers do they...
  39. J

    wiring in electric oven hob and hood

    hello after some advice please, i have re wired my kitchen, i have run a 6mm cable from the cu on a 40 breaker,which is where i intended to isolate it. but on purchasing the hob oven and hood, i now know these are all separate feeds, hob 6kw and oven 2.1kw to solve all my issues i now intend...
  40. D

    29 Amp double oven fitting

    Hi All, I am installing a new double oven and ceramic hob where a stand alone oven used to be, the oven is rated at 29amp but not sure what the ceramic hob is, current wiring is 10mm from a b40 fuse in the consumer unit to a 45amp cooker switch and plate, I know that I need to change the plate...
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