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I bought a used dual oven, which has 6 wires coming out of it. Unfortunately, it didn't come with a manual, and even the online installation instructions aren't much help. (The manual, as well as the tag on the oven, only refer to "3-wire"...)

Model: Kitchen Aid YKEBS277WB-0
SN: XX4901044

The only manual I've found is here.

Pictures of the wires, and where they end up (including the tech sheet that was inside the oven) are available here.
I tried calling Kitchen Aid, but they were of no help ("oven is too old"...)

I hooked up red->L1, black->L2, white->neutral, green->ground, and the upper oven worked, but not the lower one. (I wasn't quite sure what to do with blue & yellow.)

  • Can you get us more photos of the wiring? – ThreePhaseEel Nov 30 '16 at 23:45
  • Kitchen Aid shows a manual without the -0 on the end. But it lists two wire having two red and two black, hooking the two reds to L1 and the two blacks to L2. – spicetraders Dec 1 '16 at 1:00
  • Which manual are you referring to? The one I linked to (I don't see any references to two red/blacks there, though), or another one? But either way, I don't have two reds/blacks, only some extraneous blue & yellow. (And unless someone can give me a definitive answer that they should be on L1/L2, I'm a bit hesitant to connect them to anything...) – Frescard Dec 1 '16 at 16:13
  • Your diagram shows BL (blue) going to L1 . Are you absolutely sure the "yellow" external wire isn't just an aged, yellowed White? – Carl Witthoft Dec 1 '16 at 16:44
  • There are a ton of installation manuals for "KEBS277" with a variety of suffixes. They all show only black, red, white, ground coming out of the oven. kitchenaid.com/digitalassets/MLPDF/… – Carl Witthoft Dec 1 '16 at 16:52
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I've followed Jim's advice, and connected red & yellow to L1, and black & blue to L2, and everything is working fine now.

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