Questions tagged [range]

For questions about standalone appliances with both a stove top and oven. See also stove and oven for appliances with only a single function.

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Possible rewiring for range-hood/under-cabinet lighting

We're in the process of renovating our kitchen, and my lady is really interested in under-cabinet lighting. The best place to keep the wires to the lighting hidden (as she does not want battery ...
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3 prong range outlet

I wired a 3 prong range outlet using 8/2 wire. I had a black insulated, white insulated, and a bare single strand copper wire. In the outlet I wired the black wire to one hot side and the white wire ...
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Scorch mark behind the control knob of a stove top element

What would cause a scorch mark behind the control knob of an electric stove top element? What repair would be needed?
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Electric range stove burned black hot wire

Ok. So my range has burned off one of the 2 black wires on the terminal block, which I'm assuming was due to a loose connection. My whirlpool range goes to a 50A breaker. There is 2 red /1 white/ 2 ...
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Installing propane tank to gas range with strange copper pipe

I am replacing a gas range and the gas line that was connected to the previous range doesn't fit into any of the fittings that came with the installation kit or directly into the range (which is how ...
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Brand new stove burners won't light

I have a brand new Samsung NX58H5600 series free-standing gas range with five stovetop burners. The unique oval-shaped center burner works without issue. But none of the four "normal" burners will ...
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Can I use a terminal wire kit meant for a dryer on an electric range stove?

So one of the terminal wires on my families range melted off (one of the black wires) which was probably caused by a loose connection and they ordered a terminal kit but apparently it's meant for ...
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How little space is possible between the stove and the hood

Most of the ranges I look at in the professional area...Wolf, Thermador, Miele etc. mention that 30" is the minimum height from cook top to hood...the space I have currently is about 27 1/2" and I ...
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range hood confusion

I am making some changes in a somewhat older kitchen. Part of this is replacing the stove with a 30" dual fuel (LP) range but keeping the existing 300 CFM fan. I was all set to buy a professional ...
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Replacing a burner on a Viking range

I have a Viking gas range and all the burners are same size and pretty big. Is there a way to replace one of them with a smaller one? The caps have a part no PA080083
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Codes for range hood exterior wall locations?

What are code requirements for location of residential range hood exhaust on external wall relative to windows?
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What are Range hood exhaust exterior wall location requirements?

What are the requirements for a residential range hood exhaust location on the exterior wall?
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Need some help with wall behind rangetop

We're in the middle of a kitchen remodel and we have replaced our old 48" Viking slide-in gas rangetop with a new Miele rangetop. The rangetop came with an "island trim" behind the unit which is only ...
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Replace wire terminal connector to heating element

I have GE Range JB640SR3SS and one of the element wire connector got burnt out: https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/jb640sr3ss/0432/0124111.html I cut it and here are the photos front and ...
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Gas range issue

My gas oven wouldn't start. I replaced the oven igniter and now the oven works but I smell gas, even when it is turned off. If I turn the gas off at the valve, the gas smell goes away. Is this a ...
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Is it possible to shorten the flue/chimney of a range hood?

We are replacing our OTR microwave with a more efficient hood. The microwave hung under a top cabinet, with about 62" of clearance from stove to bottom of top cabinet. Is there a way to shorten the ...
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Best way to shield microwave and cabinets from stovetop steam

We recently installed new cabinets in our kitchen and we also had our microwave vented to the outside. From this two problems have arisen. the Samsung microwave now sporadically gives a C-F0 error....
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Is it possible to get gas to an island range?

First, all gas/electric will be done by a professional. I have potentially the option to put a range in an island. I'm on a concrete slab. Can I build a raised floor and have the professional run the ...
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Gas Range 20 amp Circuit Breaker

I have a gas range. 120v, 16 Gauge 15 amp Plug. Can I use the 20 amp Ciruit Breaker that is currently in the house?
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LG Electric Range - Infinite switch burning up repeatedly, burner staying on high no matter what the setting

I have an LG smooth-top Electric range, LDE4413ST, that keeps burning up infinite switches on the Right Front burner, which is a "dual element" burner. This burner also operates at high power only, ...
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Who can I ask to install a 30 amp rated range on a 30 amp circuit (not as easy as it sounds)

I realize there are lots of similar questions, and I've read most of them. Thanks in advance for advice on this particular flavor. In my home I have a (broken) dual fuel range. It's installed on a 30 ...
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Is this pipe for gas or water?

I am thinking on taking advantage of the black friday and replace my old electric range with a gas range. Now, there is this pipe next to the electric stove and I was wondering if it is a gas pipe. . ...
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Wiring 4-wire Electric Range - Can I use these connectors?

Our electric range is hardwired to a 40 Amp circuit with 4 copper wires (ground, black, red, and white neutral). I don't think it was ever installed correctly since each of the bare wires was just ...
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Converting KFDD500ESS Dual Fuel Range from 4 wire to 3 wire plug

EDIT Thank you for the information. It doesn’t look like I was lucky enough to have a ground lurking behind the outlet. Our breaker box is located approximately 40ft from the receptacle with a ...
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Is it normal to smell gas near a gas range?

I recently extended our LP gas line to the kitchen so I could install a gas range. Since I'm technically not a qualified professional, I had the gas company come and test the line for leaks. There was ...
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Gas Range requires 120V 15A yet comes with a Nema 14-50 Plug

I have a new stove (gas range) that comes with a Nema 14-50 plug. This range should only be using electricity for the igniters and clock. The manual requires: A 120 volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15-amp ...
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Can I cut the protruding conduit to the floor level and cover it with junction box?

I've removed the old island which had the electric range, with the conduit coming from the crawlspace: The junction box was attached to the back of the cabinet holding the range. But the new island ...
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The oven in my range has stopped heating up, but the burners still work

The oven recently stopped getting hot, but the burners still work fine. Any ideas about what might be wrong? Here's the kind of stove I have: Hotpoint® 30" Free-Standing Gas Range Here's what I ...
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Vertical or horizontal venting for a 36" range hood with a 3 speed 630 CFM blower

Installing a 36" range hood with an internal 3 speed 630 CFM 3 blower,damper and 6" vent pipe. Installation is in the area of an unused 10" square fireplace chimney flue. Supposition: Will increase ...
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Why is there still power to my oven after the breaker trips?

Just moved into a new house that had a new oven when we moved in. After the first use the breaker trips but there's still power to the unit. Is the source of this a faulty breaker?
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Is it safe to run a propane appliance from a portable propane cylinder?

I want to install a small propane range/stove in my cabin, but don't want the hassle & expense of a giant propane tank in the yard. With the understanding that I use a regulator and the lines have ...
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Measuring Incoming Gas Pressure to Stove

I have a new BlueStar Platinum range that I'm trying to hook up. I am wanting to make sure everything is connected per their instructions. They mention the following regarding the incoming gas line: ...
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Range manual asks for 40A while label states 26.5A

Running a new 8/3 Wire (75') for my Samsung dual fuel Range. Was about to use a 40A circuit breaker, but the difference between the installation manual (40A) and the label on the appliance (26.5) ...
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Can I run a 8 inch vent for a downdraft range fan in the same trench as my sewer line? [on hold]

Can I run my 8 inch duct for my down draft range fan in the same trench as my sewer line?
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Securing range hood with tile & concrete behind—should I pre-drill wider?

I need to secure a range hood on my new subway tile backsplash. Behind the tile is the thinset, drywall, then concrete block. I don't think my furring strips are ideally located for mounting purposes. ...
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Existing 40 amp breaker with a 50 amp range spec?

I have a 40 amp breaker for the range receptacle, but the new range specifies a 50 amp circuit. Can I just have a 50 amp breaker installed or will it require rewiring?
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Replacing Electric Cooktop 30A #10 Wire (manual says needs #8 wire)

Really struggling to find a 30A electric cooktop, most of them are 40A and we have the Jenn Air JEC9530 that is running on two #10 wires to a double 30A breaker. I finally found a cooktop that says ...
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Oven has power, preheat light is off, but no heat

Question If my oven has electricity and is set to bake, but the preheat light is off and there is absolutely no heat, what is the likely cause, and how do I find out without buying new parts one by ...
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What size circuit breaker is required for a GE model JBP68HKWW range?

What size circuit breaker is required for a GE model JBP68HKWW range?
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Gas shut-off inside plaster: why?

We are switching old gas range for a new one and were surprised when we pulled it out and discovered we couldn't shut off the gas without first cutting out the drywall/plaster around the shut-off ...
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Over the Range Microwave not bolted from cupboard above [duplicate]

My over the range microwave that came with the home I purchased 18 months ago blew up. I purchased a new one, however, I can not figure out for the life of me how the old one was installed as it isn'...
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Gas range burner won't ignite in the morning

one of the burners on my gas range won't throw a spark when first used in the morning. If, however, I light it up with a match, it will start throwing a spark both while burning as well as if I turn ...
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Can stove grates be repainted?

I did a very dumb thing and put my cast iron gas stove grates in the oven during a short (2 hour) self-cleaning cycle. Not only did I melt off the rubber feet but the iron is now gray and ashy looking ...
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Range hood installation for non built-in stove

I'm looking to buy a range hood for our stove. The hood will be externally vented through the roof (1 story house) since it's on an interior wall. It seems that most of the wall mounted chimney units ...
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Install a gas stove over vinyl flooring?

I just installed vinyl flooring over an old plywood subfloor. It used to be covered with very old linoleum. Now I'm installing a new gas range. The stove manual says the floor needs to withstand 167-...
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Can inline range hood exhaust fan damper be safely/legally installed,1st floor of 2 story apt

I live in a 2 story apartment. Whenever the tenants directly upstairs turn on their range hood exhaust fan, I get whatever they are cooking/burning in my apartment. I have pulled down the range hood ...
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Enlarge cabinet opening for 30" range

I want to change my kitchen range from a drop-in to a stand alone type. I currently have a Kenmore drop-in. The width from counter top to counter top is about 29.5 inches. How extensive is the process ...
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adding an electric range/oven in house with only 100amp main service?

Well I'm doing some wiring in the kitchen before the big remodel in there and I thought I'd install a 40 or 50 amp circuit for an electric range/oven (there's a gas oven currently, but may want to ...
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Reattach separated range hood duct in attic, without access

I'm refurbishing a kitchen, and removed all the cabinets to refinish them. The small cabinet above the range has the standard rectangular 10"x3.5" duct going through it to exhaust the fan. ...
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Electric range not working properly

The clock and the oven light work but not the oven or burners. I read it may be the thermal fuse but my stove was old so I replaced it and I am having the same problem.