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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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Is it possible to add a retorfit ground wire to a (3-wire) Type SE, Style U cable from another branch?

Would it be possible to add #10AWG GROUND from another branch (hot-water heater 30A circuit) in order to retrofit ground and replace a 3-wire receptacle with a 4-wire one to be able to use it for an ...
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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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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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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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Need a new range but only have 30 amps

I live in a very old Victorian condo building. All units still have fuse boxes, not circuit breakers. My range died and I need to replace it. All modern ranges require a minimum of 40 amps, but the ...
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Splicing 6/3 wire to multiple 8/3 wires (or even other 6/3 wires) inside a junction box

I have a situation where my oven and counter-top range are split up, but fall within spec of being able to utilize one 50a breaker on the panel. My plan is to pull a single 6/3 cable to a large ...
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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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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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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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How to run retrofit ground wire to a new (4-wire 50A) receptacle?

I will be adding a ground to an existing 3-wire setup in oder to make it safe and code-complaint. Will the new bare Cu ground wire use the same receptacle knockout (bottom) as the Al jacketed 3-wire, ...
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Help Identify 3-wire SE cable

TRIPLE-E ALLOY TYPE SE CABLE STYLE U TYPE XHHW CDRS 600 for electric range Follow up question: Is the 3 wire a grounded neutral conductor or an equipment grounding conductor?
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What is this electric burner connector?

It looks a bit like a female spade connector, but it has a couple of "tails" at the back of the curled part that lock it into the ceramic block, and a ramp at the front that guides the ...
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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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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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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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How remove Sakura R-727II range hood to clean inside?

I don't know how range hood is fixed under panel. By way, what do you call this fixation under panel?
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Is it viable to vent a range hood back into the kitchen?

I live in a 2 story townhome. I would like to replace the recirculating above the counter microwave with a more stylish and more effective range hood. There are cabinets above the microwave, standard ...
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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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