The top of my electric coil stove gets so hot that to even leave a wooden spoon on it and pick it up will burn my hands . Is this normal?
- The oven vents from a hole under one of the rear burners. If the hole is obstructed or the bowl is turned the wrong way, the heat will escape through the stove top instead of the vent.
- Are the drip pans covered with foil? This will cause the top to get too hot because the oven heat cannot escape.
- Are you using the correct size burner pans? If they are too large, they trap heat.
- Are the drip pans dark? Always use bright finish pans for less heat conduction.