Sibir fridge wiring

glen_gardenerJanuary 30, 2010

I have a Sibir (Swedish) refrigerator which can be powered by either calor gas or electricity. It's quite old but in excellent condition as I use it for only a few hours each month. I would now like to use it with electricity, and need to fit a plug, but it has two wires, one white and one black. Can anyone tell me which is which please?



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Ron Natalie

If this was one of the made for the US models, it's easy. Go buy a plug. The white goes to the larger of the two blades, the black to the smaller.

    Bookmark   January 30, 2010 at 9:58AM
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Ron Natalie

Note make sure it's a 120V model. If it's a 240V model things are more involved (you can not just fit a US 240V plug to this if it's a european 240 wired unit).

    Bookmark   January 30, 2010 at 10:01AM
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""I live in: United Kingdom ""

Here's a UK Forum:

Here is a link that might be useful: DIY UK Forum

    Bookmark   January 30, 2010 at 1:37PM
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