How to increase spade connector size


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Old 08-20-19, 07:20 AM
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How to increase spade connector size

Hello,

I am replacing an element in my oven where it uses spade connectors to make the connection. The spade connector on one of the terminals is of a different size.

I don't have the length to cut the wire and replace it with the right size one it seems. Is there an adapter or something one can get to go from small to large?

I have done some googling but haven't found anything that I would imagine does this.

Thanks for the assistance.
 
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I think that is it. Great! Thanks for the help
 
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Old 08-21-19, 12:42 PM
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Maybe one other question related. I have checked all over town for this and can't find it so am thinking to order it via the link you provided.

How do i know which to get however? Is it as simply as taking a tap measure to it? Also, since this for a stove top element i assume it gets pretty hot. Will these work for this?
 
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Old 08-21-19, 01:42 PM
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You should be able to measure the size.
The one I posted I found with a search. You may have to go to an electric supply rather your local hardware store.
 
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Old 08-21-19, 02:14 PM
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Hi, I would be concerned about creating a splice for an oven element, check behind the stove to see if there is any more spare conductor there.
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The size is 1/4". My concern is the wire or that extension terminal hitting the back cover of the oven.

There should only be a few screws holding the back cover on. Check for spare wire first.
 
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Bend the connector to 90 angle.
 
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Old 08-23-19, 12:39 AM
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I can't recommend that either. Too risky for a short.
 
 

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