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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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Appliance upgrade

I'm upgrading my stove and cooktop to electric units. Currently the house has a 50amp 220V circuit, run using 6AWG Al wire. New oven is rated at 20amp and cooktop is at 40amp. Can I replace the ...
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Can I clean range hood exhaust duct without reaching it?

I never clean my range hood 7 years after buying. Exhaust duct is greasy clogged, right? How can I clean it, but not access it? I don't want remove range hood or open exhaust duct. Are there safe ...
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How clean inside range hood, over fans?

My Toronto, CA condo has Sakura R727II range hood. I screen capped page 7 in Installation Guide. I bought 7 years ago, and never cleaned inside! When I sear or pan fry some things, I smell much smoke ...
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Isn't range hood with filter top fan better?

My Toronto, CA condo has Sakura R727II range hood (Installation Guide). I saw this an other Sakura range hood on Google Pictures. Please answer questions 1 and 2 in picture. Isn't range hood with ...
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Where are filters on my range hood?

My Toronto, CA condo has Sakura R727II range hood (Installation Guide) and has Twin sensor-loaded motors Twin centrifugal turbo fans Teflon-coated non-stick fan blades Rear oil ...
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PVC for range hood ventilation

I am installing an under the cabinet range hood. I can't vent directly out the back because there is a stud in the way. So I'm going up into the cabinet, making a turn, and then out through the ...
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Venting Range Hood into Attic Space, Temporarily

My ductless recirculating range hood broke, and I have to install the replacement. I love to cook, so I'm installing a roof vent for a ducted hood. The range hood I bought has good filtering for ...
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Range Hood Ventilation - Working around a stud

I need to install a simple under the cabinet range hood with ventilation to the outside. Of course, there is a stud blocking the easy horizontal path to the adjacent exterior wall. I suppose I could ...
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Above-the-counter oven vs. microwave - do these exist?

I know what an over-the-range microwave is but for this kitchenette I'd like an over the countertop oven-only with the same clearance. Do such configurations exist? What are the code implications ...
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Can I fix heat regulator (burner switch) of electric range?

So the burners stay on no matter what setting - low or high. I opened and found the switches (heat regulator) were the problem. The metal contact of the green board is broken because it's too thin. ...
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Can I replace my range cord with one having larger conductors?

I want to move my 40A range. The cable is 2-8 + 2-10 on a 40A circuit with a 40A breaker. Problem is the 4ft cord is too short. Can I replace the cord with a 50A one (2-6/2-8 10ft)?
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Range appliance outlet circuit breaker

The appliance outlet circuit breaker atop the range back blew some time ago when a hand mixer that was plugged into it died in a 'flash'. I have been unable to reset the little breaker associated with ...
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Can I use a remote (inline) blower with a range hood that has its own blower, if I remove the built-in blower?

I would like to install a remote blower (inline probably) and a new range hood, mostly for noise levels. The thing is, I see two categories of hood: -'Consumer' grade ones with internal blowers that ...
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How can I turn on a vent fan over a gas range when gas flow is detected?

We recently installed a kitchen island and for various reasons there are no acceptable places to put a vent switch close at hand. I would like to make the whole system more automatic and link the ...
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Can an electric burner catch on fire inside itself?

We have electric burner eyes like shown above in a 20+ years-old White-Westinghouse range. My wife is an excellent cook and she's used this range earnestly for 8 years. Recently after she had cooked ...
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Using larger pipe for range hood

My new range hood calls for 5" pipe. I was planning to use a 5"/6" reducer to convert to 6" pipe for going through my attic to the roof. I know that using a smaller pipe than what is called for is ...
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How can I repair this gas leak on my new range? Teflon tape isn't working

I'm trying to install this GE gas range, so I attached everything and tightened all the nuts. Unfortunately, there's gas leaking at the base of the stove (where the flare connects to the stove). I ...
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Using existing gas connection for new gas range?

I would like to connect a regular GE gas stove like this to a connector that was used by a Vulcan residential gas range (similar to the one here) Here is some information on the existing connector: ...
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Can I place a slide-in gas range up against plywood sheathing?

I'll be putting a slide-in gas range up against a knee wall. However, I planned on bracing the knee wall with 3/4" plywood sheathing from the bottom plate up 30", where it would be completely covered ...
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Can a simmerstat switch be fixed? And how?

I stumbled across this site and think it sounds like someone might be able to help me with my problem… Let me outline… I have a cooktop (St George CC355, if that's useful) and it has two hotplates (...
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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?