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My GE range Model #JBSddDMcWW made a loud POP, then smoke. Now, broil and bake both out. Do I just need a broil elem. or more?

MY GE range Model# JBS55Dn2WW made a loud POP. Some black smoke came from the rear of the unit. Wires at the broiler element connection are burned. Only the broiler was on. Now the broil element and ...
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Grease staining behind backsplash tiles under range hood

We've lived in this house for about three years now and this problem has been gradually developing over that time. It seems as though the oil/grease that has precipitated in our range hood is able to ...
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My range outlet is lying on the floor

I would like to replace my old electric range but the outlet it is plugged in is lying on the floor (under the range) and not attached to the wall (see the picture). Does anybody know if this is a ...
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Replace Burner ignitor Maytag gas range

How to access the ignitor of 1 burner on Maytag gas oven/Range model MGR5775QDQ. Does the burner unscrew from the top to remove it, or must it be removed from the bottom.
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How should I convert a 240V stove outlet to 120/240V?

I removed an electric cooktop and installed a gas one. The gas cooktop needed a 15 amp receptacle for the igniter. The electric cooktop was hardwired but had a double gang box. I installed a 20amp 240 ...
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How can I reconfigure a range hood duct to be centered on the wall?

I would really like to center a new 30” rangetop on our kitchen wall. The original cooktop was off-center to the right. After removing the cabinet doors over the cooktop I discovered that the range ...
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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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Range hood exhausts to wood

Bought a house and now replacing the old range hood. The horizontal exhaust goes back then up but I noticed that not only is the initial part of the exhaust pipe not galvanized metal, it is wood and ...
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What's the best way to run wire from my electrical panel to my stove in my kitchen?

I have a house with a kitchen that only has a gas hookup for the range/stove. The house is a small raised ranch on a full basement that's been finished out over the years. I want to install an ...
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Having difficulty removing nipple from gas valve

I'm trying to replace a gas range and hook up the new flex line, but I haven't been able to get the old nipple out of the valve. I've tried using a nipple extractor but haven't had any luck. I'm ...
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Better gas range venting under microwave

My microwave venting is not working Over my gas range. I have no access to vent outside. Is there any type of heavy duty filtering vent available to mount under the microwave or to the wall under the ...
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i have a E2 error on my Bertazzoni prof304insxt range

prof304insxt 30-inch induction cooktop doesn't work. E2 error. I've tried resetting the power but that didn't work. How to fix or a reset inside the cooktop. oven works fine.
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How Widespread are 29 Inch Tall Ranges

We are in the process of moving into a new vacation condo. The new unit has a 27" wide range in it. I want to use the nearly new 1 year old 30" range we bought for our old condo. No ...
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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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What are the color codes for infinity switches on a Frigidaire range?

I have Frigidaire Electric Coil Drop-in Range (FED300ESB) and I am replacing one of the small infinity switches. I cannot find a color coded wiring gride for L1H1 etc. Does anyone know the colors for ...
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Range temp rises higher than set temperature with no error code

I have a 5 yr old Whirlpool range WFE745H0FS0. The temp keeps going up past the set temp by a lot with no error code given. Set to 350 goes to 500...more than a calibration fix...Control Board?
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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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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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GFCI on an induction range?

Based on my reading, NEC2023 says that if a stove is within 6 feet of the edge of a kitchen sink then the stove needs to be GFCI protected. Modern induction ranges pull 50 amps and (usually) need ...
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How do I vent a new above-range vent on an interior wall into the previous, existing island downdraft vent which outlets 36’ away

How can I tie in a new range hood, interior wall (with 2nd floor) to the previous down draft island vent (1986). The vent would go 13’ then into a crawl space under a sunroom and will exit at a total ...
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Can I change a hood range blower to work with an inline duct work?

I purchased a Zline range hood that has a remote blower that goes in an attic by mistake. I need the duct work to go outside before the ceiling height. Can I put a blower in the middle of the duct ...
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First time home owner, off center range hood, trying to replace cooktop? [closed]

I recently moved into my first house from an apartment and one of the big selling points was the kitchen. I love to cook and really want my kitchen to be a place I enjoy, as cooking is my main at-...
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Electric range clicking noise

When I turn on the oven or any of the 4 knob controlled burners of the cooktop of my electric only kitchen range it makes a clicking noise. I unplugged and tried again. Still clicking. I flipped the ...
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Range-- switching 3 prong outlet to a 4 prong outlet

Is it okay to switch my range 3 prong outlet to a 4-prong outlet 50 amp as long as there is a ground wire in the 3-prong wiring? Instead of switching the plug to a 3 prong. new range has a 4-prong ...
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new range with electrical specs of 50 amps but my electrical panel breaker 40 amps and I'm not sure if i have a 50-amp plug is this safe? [closed]

Installing a new range with 50-amp requirements but the electrical panel has a 40-amp breaker. is it safe? this range is a gift and i am in process of getting the exact model number and specs thanks ...
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Gas range resets clock when lighting

We have a 2016 Kenmore gas range practically identical to this one. For about a year now, when trying to light the rear-right (5K BTU) simmer burner the following happens: The spark activates and ...
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How to plan a vented range hood project?

I really want to install a vented range hood in my kitchen. It currently is one of those units that vents inside, and is just not powerful enough to get all the smoke, so it often triggers the fire ...
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GFCI keeps tripping after several minutes of gas range running

I have an odd issue: My new(ish) gas range is on a 20 amp GFCI and has been working fine for 4-5 months. Recently, (after a self clean cycle, though not sure it matters) it has been tripping the GFCI ...
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GE electric range "Burner On" indicator burned out

I have a GE electric range (JCB840SK5SS), no more than 18 months old (came with the house and we moved in last year). A few months ago the "Burner On" indicator stopped working. I opened up ...
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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 can I increase the width of range cutout in a granite countertop?

The builders of my house did some strange things. One of those strange things was providing a 29 7/8 inch (759 mm) cutout for the range. The standard cutout size is 30 inches (762 mm), and the ...
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Replacing gas range in an old house with copper propane (LP) gas line

I'm facing a dilemma of replacing a gas range in a relatively old (30 years) house that is using LP gas (external tanks). The gas lines are copper and haven't changed since the original construction. ...
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How do I go about getting a free standing range replaced with a cooktop gas stove?

This is in the US and the question is similar to this. While the other question is whether something is "easy or not" I'm wondering about the feasibility specifically around changing ...
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Can I change my range outlet?

Range died (maybe) and I bought a new one. It's on a 40A breaker, so I just assumed it was a 40A outlet. The only question they asked me for installation was "3-prong or 4-prong?", not ...
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Is my plan to extend a kitchen gas line reasonable?

I just bought a new house - first time homeowner, but long-time DIYer. Never worked with gas, though, so I wanted to get some expert eyes on my plan before I did anything stupid. We are planning on ...
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Range hood fan motor electrical breakdown noise

The sound is similar to a "buzz" of a high voltage line or a transformer hum. The volume varies with the fan speed rheostat setting and not the actual motor rpm. (Well, more like the ...
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4-wire details for new replacement dual fuel oven

After excellent input in a previous question and chat over the past 2 days, I request information on new 4-wire and receptacle to install to support the installation of our new replacement oven. We ...
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Burned Circuit Board on GE Range

My wife and I were using the oven on our GE JS645SL5SS electric range. The oven was behaving normally while baking at 350F, and we weren't doing anything out of the ordinary with it. When my wife ...
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Electric ranges compatible with GFCI

I’m planning to install a new 50A 240V circuit for an electric induction range. The receptacle will be within 6ft of the sink so it requires a GFCI according to NEC 2020. My jurisdiction is still on ...
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Need help identifying electrical wiring

My house was built in 1985. It has the 3 aluminum wires for the range outlet. The previous range was a 2001 model and was directly connected in a box. I wish to install an outlet. I have been told ...
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Range Hood and or Fan extractor?

I have an old kitchen with an extractor fan on the wall near my electric stove and an old range hood on top of the stove. I am planning on putting a tile backsplash behind the stove and removing (...
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Old range wiring for a new NEMA-6-50 receptacle with 50AMP breaker [duplicate]

I have an old range in my garage that I want to use for powder coating.I currently have a NEMA 6-50 receptacle with a 50 AMP breaker-installed 2 years ago for my ARC welder. I have a 6 gauge 3 wire ...
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Range wiring - - reposting to add pictures please help thanks [duplicate]

I have not been able to find anyone that has the issue that I do. I’ll quickly summarize I bought a range for powder coating without a power cord. I assume it was an older 3prong originally . I have a ...
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Welding and range power cords interchangeable? Please help [closed]

I have not been able to find anyone that has the issue that I do. I’ll quickly summarize I bought a range for powder coating. I assume it was an older 3prong originally . I have a receptacle for a ...
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How do I repair my electric range dual-coil surface element wiring?

My Kenmore (Whirlpool) model# 66595775890 mid-90s electric range dual coil surface element is not working. Upon inspection, discovered that the wire connecting the coil common terminal to the 1A (...
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How to fix burner that won't light on Whirlpool gas range?

I have a whirlpool gas range bought from Costco 4 years ago (WEG745H0FS). Of late, one burner does not light up even though the sparks appear on the burner. If I blow air on the burner, the flame does ...
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GE Oven Trips Breaker When Bake Element Screwed To Back of Oven

If I unscrew the bake element from the back of the stove so that the metal plate on the bake element (almost identical to this: https://www.lowes.com/pd/Certified-Appliance-Accessories-Replacement-...
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Zline range air adjustment

I have a Zline 6 burner gas range (natural gas). The flames are a bit more yellow than I would like. However, I can not find information on adjusting the air mixture, either in the manual or online. ...
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What will cause an infinite switch to blow (other than simply a faulty switch)

Flat-top electric stove. Infinite switch POP and spark. Breaker tripped. Reset breaker. Everything works except one element. Replaced infinite switch. Same problem again … technician told me must be ...
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Can I wire a 240v stove to 120v outlet (one hot and one neutral and ground, other hot capped off) solely to use the range top burner pilots?

A friend has a stove with a gas range top and 240v electric oven. He does not have space in his circuit breaker to wire a 240v double breaker and would need a whole new panel installed so too ...
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