breaker size for cooktop

Asked by Lee Mertins on 07/27/2014 1  Answer

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5 The Amana website has support literature for your cooktop model: http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=akt3040e&siteCd=AMA&userType=Consumer The installation guide is available for download here: http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Installation%20Instructions%20-%2031967701.pdf The "Installation Requirements" page in the installation guide describes the power requirements to support your cooktop: "Electrical Supply. Cooktop needs a 3 or 4 wire 240 Volt AC, 60 Hertz circuit protected by a separate 30 amp circuit breaker or time delay fuse. Wiring system and grounding must conform to the latest edition of the National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, or the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1. Installation must conform to all local, municipal and state building codes, and local utility regulations. Connect cooktop to power supply with MAXIMUM RATED VOLTAGE listed on the rating plate. Line voltage must not exceed rated voltage." Basically, you need a 30 amp breaker or fuse.
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