Converting a 220 into a 110

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Old 12-09-02, 08:12 AM
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Converting a 220 into a 110

I went to change a 220 to a 110 and noticed the wires difference.
When I opened the 220 the wires were RED BLUE & GREEN. Now I'm almost sure for the 110 a WHITE wire is necessary. Can I use these 3 wires or do I change them. If I can use them then how?
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Old 12-09-02, 08:25 AM
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You can remark the blue wire white at each end (or pull it out and put in a white wire). You'll have to move it to the neutral bar at the panel. And you'll almost certainly need to downsize the breaker.
 
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Old 12-10-02, 12:59 PM
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Oh boy, Do not try this at home. It blew the fuse and destroyed the breaker automatically. The best thing to do is is CHANGE the BLUE wire for a White wire and definitely DOWNSIZE your BREAKER.

Thanks for the Help!
 
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