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Could you please help me determine how to properly replace this 4-wire cord that has pin style terminal with a 3-wire cord that has ring style terminals?

original range cord (left) replacement (right) terminal block on the range: terminal block on the range

old 3-wire cord from a previous range: old 3-wire cord from a previous range

Do I need to buy pin style crimps? or should I replace it with a a solid (as opposed to stranded) 3-wire range cord (not sure if it exists)

Outlet/house wiring is aluminum all 3 wires. Are there any concerns of mismatching aluminum/copper?

house wiring: house wiring

Range instruction MANUAL below mentions that the cord can be replaced.

If replacing the power cord, use only a suitable UL or CSA approved one.

  • Tighten the power cord using the power cord strain relief bracket supplied with the appliance.
  • Allow enough slack to easily attach the cord terminals to the terminal block

FROM THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS PER MANUFACTURER manual1

Proper grounding jumper cable was supplied by the manufacturer: enter image description here

or FROM THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS PER MANUFACTURER HARDWIRED: hardwired

NEW (left) cord vs OLD (right): Original cord (left) vs OLD cord from a previous range(right)

Additionally, what is the proper torque value for these flat head terminal blocks?

I think I found din-pin style connectors being used on original cable but I'm guessing will need a special crimp tool to properly attach and it will be really hard to buy just 2 of them https://www.airic-terminal.com/products_din_terminals_din_pin_terminals.html

But, on the other hand, would i be able to just use a ferrule and $20 crimper?

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    – Matt
    May 2, 2022 at 16:53

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Not an expert, but to answer my own question, from my research, it looks like I could just use a ferrule, heat shrink ssleeve and a crimper to make similar connection.

On the other hand, according to experts, this is a preferable solution to 4-wire range sockets and retrofitting 3-wire receptacles: Is it possible to add a retorfit ground wire to a (3-wire) Type SE, Style U cable from another branch?

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