electric 220v oven

Old 02-23-19, 07:54 PM
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electric 220v oven

I removed an old 1 piece electric oven with microwave attached on top.I am installing a new oven/range with separate microwave There is only 1 outlet that is 220v with a neutral. The oven plugs into this. My question is can I use this outlet to run an 110 outlet for my microwave? I would tap into 1 leg and use the neural. Is this code acceptable? Would I be using to many amps running both appliances. Remember the original one piece oven microwave used only this outlet.Thanks for your responses my other option is breaking apart the drywall and tile backsplash to tap into an exiting 110 circuit.
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My question is can I use this outlet to run an 110 outlet for my microwave? I
No. You must run a new 20 amp circuit for the microwave.

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Old 02-24-19, 05:54 AM
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Only way you can make that work is by installing a subpanel.
This usually is more work and not as neat then pulling new wire. However, if the other side of the wall is garage or closet, this may be a good way.

Remember that subpanel must be accessible.

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