PaveLow: Adding 240v Receptacle

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Question PaveLow: Adding 240v Receptacle

Your help appreciated. Our 24 y/o drop-in oven in 24 y/o home, finally burned out. I had to cut wires from oven to junction box (on floor under oven) to remove oven. New drop-in oven comes with 3 prong, 220 plug. How do I add a 220 outlet to wiring shown in photos at attached link, please? The outlet and wiring will need to stay below oven. Wiring is: Stabiloy AA-8000 series type SE cable style U type XHHW CDRS 6 AL (UL) 1987. Unsure if wiring throughout house is aluminum. Circuit breaker is in the outside power box. Two photos at below link. Thank you in advance. Tom G.

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Old 12-10-11, 07:16 AM
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Is the breaker 40 amps or less. What is the amps requirement of the oven? Since you said 3 prong plug I assume the oven is 240 volt only not 120/240 volt correct?

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