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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I have a Frigidaire oven and the timer will not beep. What do I need to do? [closed]

I have a Frigidaire oven and the timer want beep when it's done. What do I need to do?
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Why did my oven light stop working after cleaning the oven?

I replaced the bulb in the oven with a new bulb and it won't light. Both the old bulb & new bulb work in a table lamp. The light stopped working after cleaning the oven. Any suggestions? Is ...
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Cutting Cabinet for larger Wall/Microwave Combo oven?

I would like to DIY my Wall Oven/Microwave combo replacement and have an interesting situation. The unit I am replacing is an old Kitchen Aid unit (that is working fine currently and I am not rushing ...
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KitchenAid Oven (Model KDRP407HSS13) - Oven Part Lost Power; Gas Range Still Working

I have a KitchenAid oven (model KDRP407HSS13) that's lost power to the oven part. Last night I cooked tenderloin in last night no problem. Later that night I went to clean up and noticed that the ...
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How to replace two terminal surface radiant with a 4 terminal of a cooktop

I have a faulty surface radiant element that has two terminals as below: The cooktop is Whirlpool Easytronic which shows "H" when it is hot. The replacement for this faulty element is ...
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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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How should I connect Bosch wall oven wires which have crimped-on posts?

I am replacing an existing Kenmore wall oven with a new Bosch oven. Both are four wires. It seemed easy enough to me. Just remove the crimp/sleeve off the old wire and then use some wire nuts to ...
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Use one leg of oven's 240v supply, to simultaneously power a 120v microwave?

I just removed a double wall oven, because the control panel had partially melted. (I suspect the previous owner used the self-clean function, which in my opinion is an anti-feature for ovens.) ...
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Why did my Whirlpool electric stove/oven blow the control board?

Info: -Whirlpool electric stove/oven model: FFEH3054USE -Bought new September 2022 Problem: Was cooking sauce on the stovetop burner and I smelled an electrical burning smell. Oven was OFF. I saw a ...
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Strong gas smell when first turning on oven

has anyone dealt with a very strong gas smell when you are first turning on a gas oven? We purchased a Kucht KNG361 gas range last year and each time we turn on the oven, a stronger than usual gas ...
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Gas oven not getting enough gas

My gas oven ignites but not enough gas is flowing through. I was able to clean all stovetop burners with a pin to unclog the gas inlets. I'm hoping that's what's wrong with the oven, but I do not ...
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I need help figuring out a cleanable backsplash for this oven alcove

I am doing upgrades to the kitchen in a home that I rent out. I would like to make this area easier for my future tenant to keep clean. I have already removed the shelf and brackets. I am familiar ...
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Kenmore Elite range safe to use after melting LED bulb?

I ran the self clean cycle that melted the LED lightbulb and I can't clean the resulting metal out of the socket. I'd like to know if the oven is safe to use with that residue and effects of the ...
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Lower oven smells + high flames, rest of range OK (KitchenAid - Natural Gas)

My SO and I are stumped with our KitchenAid's lower oven (Double Oven, model KFGD500ESS01, Natural Gas) and are hoping for second thoughts before we throw in the towel and bring in a professional. tl;...
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How can I disconnect a stove top burner from an infinite switch?

I have an old Kenmore stove and the back left burner will not turn off. I am assuming this is an issue with the infinite switch - I don't want to spend the money to replace the switch I would rather ...
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Replacing oven element, but spade connector is damaged

I have a Whirlpool AKP200/WH (https://manuall.co.uk/whirlpool-akp-200wh-oven/) and the main element stopped working. The grill element still works, and the oven lamp, etc. So I took the element out to ...
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Oven igniter replacement blew immediately

Our oven stopped preheating a couple days ago. I am thinking that it was the igniter, since when I use a multimeter to check it, it alternates between 1 and an actual reading. It doesn't seem to have ...
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Is it possible to use a portable power station to keep a dual-fuel oven turned on during a power outage?

This is perhaps a weird question, so here is some background, explaining the motivation: For the past 20 years we have always owned dual-fuel ranges: (electric oven with a gas cooktop). The main ...
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How do I turn light the oven pilot on this vintage stove?

My 30s Wedgewood stove has an oven pilot that is funky. I distinctly recall that I had to do something special to light the oven pilot last time I shut the gas off, but I can't remember what it was. ...
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New gas stove + new flex gas line (Gas line wont fit the wall pipe)

I went to Lowes and bought a new gas range, along with a new gas line that connects to it. Lowes contractors came to install it, but the installer told me the sales rep sold me the wrong gas line, or ...
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How to remove broken light protector/cover from inside oven?

I bought a 6 year old house, and the Previous Owners did basically zero maintenance. The oven is a Bosch underbench electric unit, and it looks like the glass cap/protector for the interior light has ...
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Frigidaire gas oven doesn’t reach set temp

For several months the gas oven has had delayed ignition - sound of small explosion (thump) after turning the oven on. I use the term delayed because it takes notably longer to ignite the gas and it ...
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GE Oven JB655SKSS won't turn on, but burners work

I have GE oven, model JB655SKSS. The burners work, but the oven control board won't turn on. I checked the connection and wiring. There are no signs of burned wires or other damage. There is power in ...
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Kitchenaid oven display malfunctioning

Older model KEBC277KSS03, dual electric oven with convection at top. The last couple months the display gets very dim, sometimes totally faded out, when oven is on. Did some research and one common ...
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What could cause my gas oven not to ignite?

I have a Whirlpool gas oven Super Capacity 465. The four cook-top burners work ok. When I turn on the oven on broil, I hear gas hissing and igniters ticking. Within a second it ignites the top ...
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What could be causing my oven to display an error when touched?

Often, when I touch my oven, especially in the area of the controller, the oven controller lights up completely and resets to "PF". or Power failure. I then need to set the clock all over again and ...
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What is this Substance in my Induction Cooker?

On my mobile induction cooker (GIC 3035, User Manual), one of the rubber feet came loose and subsequently fell off. The feet were fastened by nuts on the inside, so I opened up the housing without ...
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Kenmore gas oven won't ignite

Kenmore 665.75132300 oven will not heat. The igniter will not light. Since the oven stopped working I have noticed then when you turn on the oven all four burners will click four times. The igniter ...
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Blackened insulation and wire on back of oven

I noticed a rubber/plastic smell this morning on my oven and while trying to identify it, I took the back off the oven. I noticed two spots were blackened. This is nowhere near the smell, which I ...
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Why is one of my range's ovens cooking unevenly? [closed]

I have a Whirlpool double electric oven. My bottom oven is overcooking food on the bottom and the food is undercooked on the top. Top oven is fine. It is a Whirlpool gold series electric double oven. ...
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Why is my gas oven popping and sparking? [closed]

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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Whirlpool oven gas shuts off one second after turning on

Problem: I have a Whirlpool oven in the US, model WFG540H0ES0 (photo). It's worked fine for the last 3.5 years, but a few weeks ago the oven stopped igniting. When I start the oven in the control ...
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Whirlpool Electic Oven AKP 458/NB heating elements not shutting off on desired temperature

The problem began when I was baking some cookies. I was keeping an eye on them when suddenly I noticed they were starting to burn. The top and bottom elements decided to just stay on. I am glad I ...
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Oven causing a circuit breaker to trip

About 3 or four weeks ago, water was spilled onto the stove and ran into the burners. There was a pop from one of the burners and the oven went out. Breaker had tripped. At first, I was able to reset ...
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Do I need to use a smaller breaker when switching from an electric to a dual-fuel range?

I have a 40A double-pole breaker feeding 6 AWG aluminum(?) wire going to a NEMA 14-50 receptacle for an existing electric range/oven. We had the oven replaced with a dual-fuel model (Bosch HDI8056U) ...
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Gas Oven Tripping GFCI

Looking for some quick suggestions if the issue I am facing is electrical or oven related. I have a gas oven (not sure on age, bought house last year) that for the last month has been tripping my ...
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Is my oven overheating because control components are burned? [closed]

My oven suddenly started getting very hot even at low settings. This is a repeat event... 18 months ago it occurred and was fixed with a Controller board replacement. I'm hoping it's the thermostat or ...
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Downsides to creating a fully modular cooking setup instead of using a fixed oven range? [closed]

I have an old and small kitchen I'm going to be rebuilding on a budget. I'd like to go with commercial-style kitchen equipment since it tends to be easy to clean, robust, comparatively less expensive ...
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From where does gas oven get combustion air?

My gas oven is only partially heating while I run my evaporative cooler. I can also smell gas when both these appliances are on. My first thought is that perhaps the combustion air intake is ...
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Protruding Gas Pipe [closed]

I live in an old NYC Co-op and looking to do a small kitchen Reno. The gas line protrudes out of the wall which doesn’t allow my oven to sit flush against the wall. My super said, If we were to change ...
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How can I pull the microwave forward in a combination oven to replace the microwave light?

How do I pull forward the microwave from this RMC305PVS (30-inch Combination Microwave-Wall Oven)? Trying to change the lightbulb. 😛 Optionally: How might I get a link to a technical service manual ...
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My stove works, but the oven sparks without lighting

I have an old Whirlpool Accubake model wfg361lvs. We've had the oven for about two years. The oven part has never worked for us, but the stove does. I'm finally taking the time to troubleshoot the ...
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Is this likely to be asbestos? [closed]

I found this inside the electric stove/oven. I think it's a layer for heat insulation. The texture resembles cotton with shiny visible fibres. Question: is this likely to be asbestos?
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Add Junction Box for Double Oven

California house built in the 1960s. Here's the existing junction box for the ovens. Ovens are busted and needed to be replaced Right away, I am confused: Red looks like 8 AWG Black, White look ...
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Electric Oven Heating/Bake Element Wiring Burnt

I've replaced these bake elements a few times but this time the wiring came off when I pulled it out & I had to retrieve it from the back & push it back thru. The spade terminal connector is ...
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Why won't my oven turn on?

My GE Gas Range JGB281DER3BB is not turning on. This is what I've done troubleshooting. The igniter glows and draws the correct power. I even detached it and attached it to another oven and it worked ...
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Burnt 50A 3 prong range outlet: DIY replace, have professional do it or rewire to 4?

A couple of weeks we purchased a house built in 1981. First time we tried to cook something in the oven, we heard a loud pop from the wall, so I flipped the breaker and decided to take a look. What I ...
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Is it safe to run the oven without insulation around it?

My oven had mice in it and made a nest. So I took all the insulation out of it too look for the mouse. This was because it smelled like a dead animal every time I turned on the oven so I cleaned it ...
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Oven broil element use as oven bake element?

Bake element is bad I have a spare broil element with the same width and connections as the bake element. Can I replace it with the broil element?
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Why does my Kenmore gas oven stop and relight itself?

My oven will light, then stop and relight. The igniter glows during the process. It did get to temp yesterday when using however it kept stopping and relighting. What could be the cause?

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