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Jenn Air convect. double oven WW2780B Does it have an appl. outlet?

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I have a fairly large microwave mounted above my double oven Jenn air convection oven WW2780B. The microwave is (I think) plugged into a regular 110 volt outlet ...and not into the Jenn air.

I did all of this many years ago and I think that, after I had it all put in...I realized that the double oven probably had an appliance outlet .....which I didn't use.

No problem for years, but now a combination of the 10,000 light (kidding) Christmas Tree; newer, larger big screen TV AND the microwave on the same circuit...is blowing the 15 amp breaker. Without the Christmas tree....or without either of the other items...no problems.

Before I mess up my neat installation...I need to know if there is an appliance outlet on the double oven. I presume that the appliance outlet ( if it exists) would feed off of the wiring for the double oven and might cure my problem. I'll uninstall the microwave ( it is BIG, HEAVY, and about 6 feet off of the floor) and plug it into the oven's appliance outlet if that will help.

I went to the Jenn Air site but the manual that I found there didn't help.

Thanks, and any help appreciated. thanks Rich

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Is your oven gas or electric?

Far as I can tell, there shouldn't be an appliance outlet or a regular plug any where on that unit.

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It is electric...Even if the answer is NO......I am ahead because I didn't have to pull the whole mess apart to find out there isn't one there. R

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No convenience outlet in a Wall Oven (some ranges have them) - you may just have a weakening 15 A breaker if this is a new issue. Unusual to have kitchen/microwave circuit combined with television room etc - that's against code here

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Thank you. Some years ago a local "electrician" came in and dealt with the breaker blowing problem by replacing the original 15 amp breaker with a 20 amp. It "solved" the problem but I knew it wasn't the right way to deal with it.

A month ago, I had a real electrician come in and go over the house wiring He, of course, found that the breaker was the wrong size for the wiring ...so I had him change it back to a 15 .

No issues UNTIL the Christmas tree was put up the other day. We will run the Christmas tree to another outlet ( that doesn't blow when we have the issues) and I thnk that will solve the problem. Thanks for all of your help Rich

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A month ago, I had a real electrician come in and go over the house wiring He, of course, found that the breaker was the wrong size for the wiring ...so I had him change it back to a 15 .

Wonder why he didn't upgrade it to a dedicated circuit -

No problem for years, is blowing the 15 amp breaker.

:kopkrab:

Some years ago a local "electrician" came in and dealt with the breaker blowing problem by replacing the original 15 amp breaker with a 20 amp.

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Wonder why he didn't upgrade it to a dedicated circuit -

:kopkrab:

may be an old house, with old wiring (not in conduit)

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Yep, no conduit. In hindsight..I should have had him do it anyhow...but..I forgot about the Christmas tree trouble time. Thanks for all of the help. Great site! R

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