Questions tagged [oven]

For questions about conventional gas or electric ovens used for baking. For a microwave oven, use the microwave-oven tag. See also range and stove which are similar but refer to different appliances.

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Loud buzzing, pop, smoke and odor from oven

I was using my electric oven last night baking something inside it and also using one burner to cook some food. The stove has 5 burners that I could use but I was only using one. While I was standing ...
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Viking gas oven ignites, but then shuts off during preheat

I have a Viking oven (model VGIC3054BSS) that began shutting off during the preheating phase. The oven burner ignites and then after 30s to 3 minutes I can hear the gas valve close. I'm pretty sure ...
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Replace oven timer with switch

I have a Moulinex Series O35 convection oven. The timer has stopped working, and after taking it apart, I found that the timer was broken (one of the connections had broken off). I'm wondering if I ...
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Repair broken or fallen out bolt on oven door

My son has been backing chicken with some friends, and now the door of the oven is no longer horizontal, when open, but hanging to the ground. Here is an image: I guess they have let the oven door ...
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Cooktop and Oven wires

I have an induction cooktop that calls for a 50 amp circuit and a double wall oven that calls for 40 amp circuit. Both call for 4 conductors. Contractor ran a 4-conductor 6 AWG SOOW wire rated for 90 ...
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Do I need to spend extra for a special oven light bulb?

My oven light went out and I need a new bulb. That would be something like this one, which is over $20 for a single light bulb! I understand that the oven gets very hot and so maybe some kind of ...
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Glue or other solution to repair broken plastic (polymer) part inside oven door

On Christmas, when we were at a friends house, a piece of a plastic (or rather polymer based) part from the inside the oven door broke off (that is, a piece of a larger part broke off, not a single ...
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4 wire electric supply into 3 wires oven outlet

We've got a new oven which shows a diagram requiring 3 wires for our wanted configuration. The old oven however is supplied with a 4 wire cable. The Old oven has each wire marked as follows: green ...
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Speed oven replacement: Four-wire or three-wire & if conduit necessary?

I currently have a single regular microwave(120V 15amps) and a single oven (240V 30amps) I want to replace them with a Single new oven (240V 30amps) and a speed oven (240V 16amps) The breaker of the ...
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Stove Insulation - replace or clean after milk boiled over?

We had a party at my home and someone left hot chocolate on the stove and it boiled over...everywhere. The counters and external of the stove was cleaned off but this morning I removed the top to see ...
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Why is my gas oven tripping the circuit breaker?

My gas oven is 5 years old. The circuit breaker is brand new. The problem has been happening on and off for the last month.
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Oven Igniter Going Bad Quickly

I have a hotpoint RGB535GET1AD gas oven. Around three years ago the igniter died and the landlord replaced it. Nine months ago it went bad again, and I replaced it myself. Yesterday the igniter went ...
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Whirpool electric oven won't hold set temperature

Our 6 year old Whirlpool electric oven is acting up in that it goes up to set temperature, then appears to stay on the set temperature but the actual temperature is going down over time. If I after 30 ...
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Lofra curva professional 90cm oven function selector switch wiring diagram

I bought a second hand oven that seller claimed worked but needed the wiring to be fixed in the function selector switch. there is an attached picture of what the wiring looked like when i opened the ...
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Our new Whirlpool Range, WFC 315S0 burners turn off and back on in the middle of boiling product for any length of time. Is there a disconnect?

Our new Whirlpool Electric Range WFC315S0 burners turn off and back on in the middle of boiling product for any length of time. For instance while you are canning which requires consistent heat, the ...
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Making a 500C electric oven? [closed]

A lot of nice breads and food are meant to be cooked for a few minutes in fired ovens around 400-500C. This tends to give the bread the great crust you simply cannot get at lower temperatures. Typical ...
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Will a Whirlpool model number RF378 LXPB2 interchange with a gold series GR 396 LHGB2

I have two stoves one's a gold series Whirlpool and other ones not but they're both Accusimmer Will the glass cook tops in them change between those two types of stove tops
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What size oven/range based on new gas line's permitted BTUs?

We recently had a gas line run to our kitchen from the side of the house. We just got the rough-in work approved on our permit (had a plumber install the line) and we are approved for future stove @ ...
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Stove top too hot after replacing oven insulation

A mouse ruined the insulation in my stove, so I called a repair guy to replace it. I really have no idea whether he used a factory approved replacement, but the company said he would. Now the stove ...
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DCS RGU 366 oven doesn't turn on

I have: DCS RGU 366-N oven Symptom: When I try to start oven, the ring lights will light up, but gas never flows, and ignition never starts. Checked: The stove burners work. I hear the relais click ...
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New oven door insulation visible

I have had a new oven installed. One side of the door hinge has insulation coming out slightly. It may have gotten slightly discolored from use. Is this normal and safe, or should the insulation be ...
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Electric oven losing power intermittently [closed]

My electric oven is intermittently losing power. It isn't turned on, it just loses all power as if the circuit were turned off. Then it comes back after a few seconds or as long as a minute. I'm not ...
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Do Gas Ovens have actual fires?

I suspect that my Amana oven may not be working properly, but I don't know for certain. I had food in there for two hours, and the food got warm but not at all hot. I also smelled gas pretty strongly. ...
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What is the difference in electrical need between two-knob and four-knob induction ovens?

Maybe this isn't really DIY, but I would like to know a little bit more about it so that I can do some of my own comparing and make sure I am making the right decision finally. Here is a photo of my ...
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Do these marks indicate a short in my oven wiring?

this is a follow up to an earlier thread of mine, regarding a range that popped upon ignition, spat out sparks from a rear burner and caused a surge protector in a different room to reset. Why is my ...
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Oven resistance short circuits

After some water damage in the oven we have at home, whenever we turn the oven on a program and the resistances start heating up, it short circuits and cuts power. After some investigation with my ...
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Why is my gas oven popping and sparking?

Last night, I started my home's Jenn-air gas stove/oven as normal, got the usual clicking and sparking but upon ignition, I heard a rather loud pop, saw sparks coming from behind the stove (I think, ...
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Is it really okay to hardwire a range (oven/stove) like this? Should I add an outlet?

After a fire in our oven, I pulled it away from our wall to find this More images I've never heard of an oven being hard-wired to the wall like this, but multiple sources (such as this or this) claim ...
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Possible failure of the thermostat in an oven

I think the thermostat might have failed in my oven, just looking for confirmation that it's the most likely cause of the problem with my oven. I was cooking a pizza in it, put the pizza in as normal ...
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Is it safe to have a heating vent covered by a gas range/oven

I moved into a house where I discovered the central air floor vent is directly under a freestanding gas range/oven. I can feel the forced air coming through the burners. Since it's a slab foundation ...
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Oven warmer trips GFCI and bake element doesn't work

I have a Kenmore gas oven model 790.75663201. Started the warmer for the first time since I bought the house five years ago. The GFCI next to it tripped after a couple of minutes. Happens every time. ...
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Viking gas oven will not fire up

My 12 years old Viking VGSC3676BSSLP (built July 2008) free standing range oven is broken. The oven bake and broiler burners just won’t fire up. Oven igniter sparks fine and the DSI module tested ok ...
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I Did Something Really Dumb With My Oven, Suggestions? - KitchenAid kebs107sss00 Woes

I am renovating my kitchen and installed a perfectly working used KitchenAid kebs107sss00 oven along with a new cooktop. Tonight when the wife went to use the induction cooktop she was getting an ...
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Are there LED lamps available for ovens?

The only place I now use an incandescent bulb is in my oven. It went out the other day and I was looking for a replacement. I am using LED all over these days but realized it may not be possible to ...
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Kitchen appliance setup specifically the fridge and oven

I saw a question similar to this but it was specific to energy consumption. My question is that our current kitchen setup has the oven next to the freezer side of our fridge. I’ve seen this setup in ...
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Can we install a slide in gas range with convection oven outdoors?

I am planning to build a simple summer/outdoor kitchen in the covered patio. Even though the patio is covered it gets occasional rain and a lot of sun. I don't need a grill but need a good gas cooktop ...
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Old 3 prong oven plug has 2 hot and 1 stripped aluminum wire. How do I convert this to a 4 pronged oven plug?

The original 3-prong oven plug has the normal 2-hot wires. However, I don’t know if it was a neutral or ground wire that was the third wire, as it’s aluminum and completely stripped. I’ve looked up ...
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Oven Installation - Three prong outlet

I am looking to replace my old double oven since it has stopped working. It was plugged into the wall via a three prong outlet that is located above the cutout for the ovens in the back of the cabinet ...
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Code compliant way to hookup an electrical oven?

I’m doing a kitchen remodel. For the oven connection, the electrician ran #8 wire (two hot, one neutral, one ground) to the kitchen but didn’t put in an outlet. Additionally, the cord out of my Bosch ...
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Frigidaire Stove Model FEF368GSA range and oven both no heat lights and clock work

I am in a mobile home that was built in the 1970s. Someone flipped the circuit breaker to the electric stove. Now the clock and oven lights work but no heat from any of the burners or oven. We ...
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Odor Coming From Oven

I have a GE oven and am getting a strong odor when I use any of the burners or the oven. The odor reminds me of the smell a kerosene heater would put out when being used. I haven't cleaned the oven at ...
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Oven heating element just blew (WOW!). Went & killed the breaker. Clock on range is still running. And is flipping me off

UPDATE - 03-15 Okay, so I (clearly) survived the night, along with many since, as I have awaited the backordered OEM part. It finally arrived. So today, I pulled it out the unit, and fully-unplugged/...
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What causes gas oven to click but doesn't always ignite?

I have a Whirlpool WFG530SOESO range that I purchased new a few years ago. For a little while now it has been hit and miss if the oven works. You can always hear the igniter clicking and smell some ...
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Electric burner gets red hot when oven is turned on

The burner switch is in the off position, but the burner is getting hot when oven is on. (This is not a case of simple heat transference from the oven) the burner is getting power to it, actually ...
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DCS RGU-366 Oven will no longer heat

I have: DCS RGU 366-N oven What happened: Wife ran oven with the door slightly open, heating up all control knobs. Symptoms: Oven will no longer heat up. Ring-light for oven knob no longer lights up. ...
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Running Oven and Oven Fan is turning off while running without tripping the circuit breaker

Recently when running in conjunction with my microwave was causing my oven to "turn off" (this also impacted by oven fan AND one of my bathroom switches which is on the other side of my ...
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Whirlpool oven not beeping

My whirlpool oven isn't beeping at all. It is an electric WFE505W0HS1 model. The timer doesn't sound and neither when I press any buttons. I've tried everything I could find on the web. I cut the ...
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Oven probe thermistor inoperative

The "meat thermometer" oven probe in our GE JB970SB1SS home range doesn't seem to be working. Ohming out the probe, it appears to be a thermistor with a resistance of around 57 kOhms at room ...
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Is it a good idea to pass a oven range hood exit duct in the roofs' ventilator?

I've just had a oven range hood installed, but now I have to install the ducts for the air to exit my house. My roof ventilator is pretty much right above where the oven is in my attic (its in quebec, ...
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Wiring a plug onto a hardwired oven

I have bought a Hisense BI5228PBUK electric integrated oven. It’s 3.3kw, has a 16amp fuse and requires a 13amp power supply. Under the worktop, behind the oven, there is a 3 pin plug socket specially ...

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