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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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.
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Replacing Insulating blanket around oven (patching grease spill) [duplicate]

I accidentally spilled some oil on the stove which seeped down below the top. The oil is now in the insulating blanket that surrounds the oven and caught fire while a burner was on. Can I buy new ...
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Typical high amperage applicance power cord age

This question on high amperage/power cords used with appliances such as dryers and ranges. I am curious to know typically how long these cords are good for. 5 years? 10 years? 20 years? 40 years? I ...
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Need help understanding power ratings on kitchen range

This is the serial plate on my electric range. Why are there 2 rows of power usage. One for 6.9 kW and one for 9.3. Is it possible to determine the amperage from this information? I looked up an ...
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What is the proper way to measure the cut-out for the kitchen range?

I want to upgrade my kitchen range. I currently have an old 1987 kenmore drop-in. The manual lists it as a "30 inch drop-in", but when I lift up the cooking surface, the distance from counter top to ...
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Kenmore glass-top oven range shorting out

My husband and I own a Kenmore slide-in glass-top oven, model 790-46359400. Recently, my back right burner stopped working, so we ordered a replacement and put that in. The new burner works fine, but ...
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Oven 3 Wire in Subpanel

I keep looking for a situation like mine on this website and other websites, but I was unable to find one. A 3 wire oven (two insulated hots and 1 bare twisted wire) is connected in an old main ...
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capping off range hood wires

I am installing an over the range microwave. I am adding a new dedicated circuit to plug it into. My problem is this. The old range hood was direct wired. There is a three wire romex cable coming ...
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Wiring a European range

My brother just bought a Fagor range for his kitchen. The range came pre-wired(less the plug) with a red, black and green wire. The range is 240v, 15 amp. The wiring instructions read: red is hot (...
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Power cord for a electric range

I have recently purchased a house that was built in 1997 in The state of Arizona. I am purchasing a new electric range and wanted to know if a 3 or 4 prong power cord would be required since I am ...
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Range Vent Hood Ducting - Can two 5“ ducts work in place of one 10” for a range vent hood?

Purchased a Kitchenaid Range Hood Vent that has a 1200 CFM blower. Instructions say to install a 10" duct vent. My existing venting duct was a rigid but small 6 inch duct. Unfortunately at demo ...
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What size heat shrink tubing do I need to repair this wire?

What size heat shrink tubing do I need to repair this wire on an electric range?
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Why are Two Electric Range Burners Not Working?

My LG electric double oven range (LDE3037ST) which is 3 years old made a popping sound accompanied by the smell of burnt electrical parts?/insulation?, and now the 2 right burners don't work. Is it ...
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110v Gas Range to existing 220v NEMA 10-50 outlet

What's the EASIEST way to plug my 110v gas range into existing 220v NEMA 10-50 outlet. Much appreciated, Jeff
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This range fan drips water

I have this model range fan from NuTone. Condensation from steam (say when boiling water) forms on the underside of the unit and retaining bar that holds motor that drips back down onto the range. ...
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Is there a more visually discreet alternative to a range hood?

Is there a more visually discreet alternative to a range hood for ventilation? Maybe a system in the wall that sucks in odors, etc?
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Electric Range: no 220v funtionality

Frigidaire FED355 Electric range. Oven and stove-top in use, heard loud 'Phump', and it all goes dead, clock, lights, etc. Warm plastic aroma. Reset breaker. Range top lights, clock, timer now work. ...
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One specific coil on stove trips circuit breaker

I recently purchased a home with appliances included. One of the appliances is an stove/oven. We cleaned the range before our first use. The day after the clean, we used the oven and 3 of the 4 ...
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Range hood exterior vent close to window?

I'm looking to install a vented range hood for the electric range in my kitchen. The kitchen has only one outside wall, which is mostly window, with a cast-iron radiator and a chimney for my oil-...
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Electric Range Element Replacement

I've got an old Philco electric range that needs a couple of 6" elements replaced but parts are near impossible to find. The Philco elements have 3 wires while modern elements only use 2 wires. ...
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how deep must a range hood be to effectively clear cooking vapor?

Is it really necessary for a range hood to extend out from the wall completely over the burners? Doesn't it draw from a wider range than its footprint? There must be objective studies about this. ...
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Troubleshooting Jenn air cooktop issue

I purchased a used Jenn Air Cook top range (model c238b-c) to replace an older existing one (c221-c). Both units are the typical counter top with 2 slide-in double cook top element carthridge, and ...
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Adjusting speed of a kitchen range hood motor

I have a range hood in my kitchen that moves air from a 6 in pipe reduced down to a 4 in pipe. This causes air flow turbulence which makes the operation noisy and inefficient. I'm thinking that if i ...
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How do I wire a new range to old wiring?

I am replacing an in-wall oven with a oven/stove. The wiring in the wall is a 2 wire #6, and a ground wire. One of the wires has red arrows on it, the other solid black. (obviously 220V) and I traced ...
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Ontario kitchen reno: does a gas range require a 240V 50A receptacle?

I've been getting conflicting opinions from electricians on this issue... I'm doing a kitchen reno. I have removed the existing electric wall oven and gas cooktop. A new Gas Range (all gas, not ...
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Can I use a 50 amp range cord to connect a new dryer to a 50 amp receptacle?

I have read the original posts here, but just want to make sure I am correct. Just bought a new dryer (been using mother nature for the past year) I have 50 amp (double pole) breakers in my service ...
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Identifying gauge of unmarked stranded wire

We're replacing our range and I want to confirm that the wire size is adequate. The existing wires are part of a cable which is not visible in the panel or outlet and the wires themselves appear to be ...
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Gas stove whines/hums - is this a safety concern?

I am located in the United States and have a natural gas (not LP) range in my kitchen fed by a natural gas utility. Sometimes when I turn on my range, the appliance makes a whining or humming noise. ...
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Heat shield for pantry cabinet?

The wonderful designers of my kitchen installed a tall (oak) pantry cabinet next to the range. I am concerned that this is a fire hazard. Is there anything I can do to mitigate the heat from the ...
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electrical range - oven temperature not set

I have a pretty old electrical range GeneralElectric RCBS536DN2WW. The problem is that I can't use the oven: whenever I set the temperature with a temperature knob, it raises up rapidly and everything ...
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Range tripped circuit now will not work

Whilrpool electric Range, 6 years old. While boiling pasta sauce and water on top of stove and heating oven, heard a pop and all power went dead. Reset circuit but range will not power back up. ...
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Gas range has the wrong burner try to ignite

When I try to light the front right burner, on my Amana first edition range, the front left burner sparks. The gas turns on to the correct burner but it try to spark the wrong burner. This problem ...
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How do I wire a 4 prong plug into a an old receptacle with only red and black wires with metal conduit into metal box?

I am trying to wire for a 4 prong plug into a an old receptacle pre 1972 with only red and black wires with metal conduit into metal box. It has been used since 1964 hard wired 220B with metal ...
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range hood with an offset

We have an old and rusty range hood in our kitchen that needs to be replaced. It is 42" wide (over a 31" cooktop). The problem is that the vent opening is not at the center of the hood (see picture). ...
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Can I connect the exhaust vent from my range hood to the existing ceiling exhaust fan vent?

I recently bought a condo that I discovered after the fact to have a "Recirculating Range Hood" over my gas stove. My smoke alarm consistently sounds off when I cook. My HOA has denied multiple ...
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What could cause my range burner to be bright red and really hot when the dial is set to low?

On one front burner I have a big problem. I turn it on medium high until my water (or whatever) comes to a boil -- then, I turn it down to low heat (apx #2) -- and then many times, I look at it and ...
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Why does my stove vent fan take time to turn on

The vent hood is quite old. For some reason when I flip the switch to turn it on it takes 10-30 seconds to actually turn on. I've checked it and there's no power flowing for those 10-30 seconds. There'...
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What can I do about circuit boards on a new range hood that stopped working in a week or more?

I had my under cabinet wall hood replaced by a hood with chimney. Within a week, the circuit board died. The company sent a replacement hood. The rehab guy didn't replace the hood; just used the new ...
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How can I determine what the minimum working pressure is for a gas range?

I have recently purchased a range top, converted it to propane and am planning to use it with a 5 gallon propane tank. When I connected it to my tank, I got a second worth of gas flow and then it ...
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How can I identify these small screws for my range hood lights?

I have a "Inca HC Hilo 72" built-in range hood over my stove. There are two small light bulbs in the hood, each one sitting in a bracket which is held in place by two small screws. These screws are ...
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alternatives to >$120 replacement clock for old Magic Chef gas range

I'm looking for ideas to avoid paying over $120 to replace the clock on my old gas range where the electronics are working but the plastic attachments are broken. My Magic Chef Model #31211WAW has a ...