Posting a message to the forum will remove the above advertisement
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. angel While you're here, would you mind checking out our Electrician's Insurance section to see if we could save you a few quid? - Specifically our Van Insurance Deals and Public Liability Insurance Deals. Thanks for supporting the forum! angel

    5% Discount from Electrical2Go.co.uk for ALL members! - Click Here

Discuss Wiring in a hob with 4 wires to a 3-wire cable in the DIY Electrical Forum area at ElectrciansForums.co.uk.

Tags:
Please make sure you checkout our forum sponsors, many do discounts for members and, they keep the forum free to use.
  1. stressymum
    Offline

    stressymum New EF Member

    Location:
    Lesmahagow
    Hi

    I am replacing my mums induction hob with an old electric hob as she wants to take the induction with her to her new house as it suits her arthritis. As she is selling back to a retirement company she only has to leave the same sort of hob that she had before so I bought a cheap 2nd hand one on ebay.

    I thought it would be straightforward, I replaced the original hob with the induction one and it was a simple swap.

    Unfortunately the hob i have bought has 4 wires in it and the wire I am connecting it to only has 3 so I am a bit unsure how to wire it. (Pictures attached).

    I have to return to England (from Scotland) on Thursday - so if I can get it done before then that would be fantastic.

    cable to be attached to hob.png

    hob wiring.png
     
  2. Rpa07
    Offline

    Rpa07 3000 posts - only 50554 behind Telectrix! Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    Bristol
    Business Name:
    Ebenezer electrical
    Although you have 4 blocks - 1 of them is linked giving your 3 incoming wires places to go. Your Live (Brown) to the one that’s linked, neutral (Blue) to the corresponding blue and your green yellow (sleeved) to the middle of the two. Ensure thAt the cable is supported in the clamp and make sure cable has a clear play when replacing.
    Isolate the circuit before attempting. Prove it dead. You sound sensible.
     
  3. Rob
    Offline

    Rob Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    North west
    I suggest you get an electrician in.

    Be a 30 min job, and you will receive a minor works certificate proving the circuits safe.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. Vortigern
    Offline

    Vortigern Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    England
    Business Name:
    F.H. Electrical
    any chance of a better picture? and maybe the rating plate?
     
  5. stressymum
    Offline

    stressymum New EF Member

    Location:
    Lesmahagow
    Roughly how much will that cost? The thing is I don't know if this hob works so don't want to spend much fitting it incase I've been sold a pup.
     
  6. stressymum
    Offline

    stressymum New EF Member

    Location:
    Lesmahagow
    Here are some more pictures - I can't believe I missed the sticker telling me the lives were linked lol - hidden under the cable cover

    I think I know what I'm doing now - wire the brown to the linked terminal and the others to the matching colours - lets hope it isn't a duff hob.

    29216318_10213168183134131_8195105141901230080_n.jpg

    download (1).png

    download.png
     
  7. Risteard
    Offline

    Risteard Electrician's Arms

    Location:
    Derry, Ireland
    Business Name:
    Walsh Electrical Services
    You'll probably only get one if you request it as simple replacement does not mandate certification (though a MEIWC can be used for such).
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  8. PEG
    Offline

    PEG Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    Manchester
    Hi,make sure you are not out of your comfort zone...McCarthy and Stone,have a very capable legal team :)
     
  9. telectrix
    Offline

    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

    Location:
    cheshire/staffordshire
    Business Name:
    Telectrix
    is that Patsy Stone?
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Wiring wires wire Forum Date
Advice for garage wiring and price Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations Sep 19, 2018
Wiring up garage lighting Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations Sep 17, 2018

Share This Page

Users found this page by searching for:

  1. my new ceramic hob has two live cables

    ,
  2. how to wire a ceramic hob uk 4 wires

    ,
  3. where to join wires for induction hob

    ,
  4. wiring ceramic hob,
  5. 4 wire hob to 3,
  6. 4 wire induction hob,
  7. wire in hob 4 wires,
  8. electric hob has 4 wires
Electricians Directory Post a Domestic Job Post a Commercial Job