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50 amps

by nell85 / January 7, 2013 10:08 PM PST

I live in a mobile home my output at my electricial meter outside is 50 amps, I installed a 220 circuit inside for an electrical range while using the self clean on the oven my circuit tripped , what should I do

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A quick look seems that's barely enough.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2013 2:02 PM PST
In reply to: 50 amps

" 2700 watt baker / 3400 watt broiler" so those cleaning cycles usually turn on both for cleaning.

That's 5,100 Watts / 220 = 24ish amperes.

Since we don't know what else is on and that could be 2 25 ampere breakers it's just too close. You don't want to go near 50% of total capacity.

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PS. Just a thought.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2013 2:04 PM PST

Even your common 100 Watt bulb is an ampere so try it with everything else off.

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