I am installing 50 amp circuit for a basic 30 " freestanding electric range, The range I settled on is 40 amp. The instructions included say they do not recommend a 50 amp power cord from the range to the outlet.
From the install instruction sheet: "A range cord rated at 40 amps with 125/250 minimum volt range is required. A 50 amp range cord is not recommended..."
"This appliance must be supplied with the proper voltage and frequency, and connected to an individual, properly grounded, 40 amp (minimum) branch circuit protected by a circuit breaker or time-delay fuse."
"NOTE: Use a 4’ power cord to prevent interference with the storage drawer. Power cords 4.5' to 6’ long may have to be dressed to allow for proper drawer closing"
One one side is the wall to the exterior of the house. The other side is cabinet.
It appears there is a stud 16" from the outer wall. This would mean the outlet center would only be 2" from near center of the stove.
The install instructions state either 3" or 4" off the center line would be in the zone.
I will be coming up from the basement.
The 4 ft GE cord plug would stick 1.4375 (1 7/16" ) from the wall. Will this plug really be in the way if outlet is in center?, Will the cord really not allow it to go back were it needs?
Installation instructions here (PDF file from Home Depot)
Note the stove is on order. I assume the back looks as in the PDF but can not confirm
I want the outlet to be installed before the oven arrives so I can test the range.
What is the fix if the only stud is near the center of this oven?