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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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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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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 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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Connect of a drop in range top

The new range top has black, red and green. The leads coming from box have red, black and white (neutral). No green or bare out of box. what to do with green out of range top and white out of box....
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Noisy kitchen vent fan

My kitchen vent is a 6" duct that curves to the side, goes to the outside wall, where a fan is mounted, pulling the air outside. Due to the curve (and the fan, I think), when I turn on the fan, ...
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Can you wire a 120 volt receptacle off a 240 volt plug?

I want an over-the-range microwave, but my circuit panel is maxed out, so it can't be on its own circuit, and it would be a headache to run a new wire there anyways. My stove has two 120 volt plugs on ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exterior glass on oven doors, are there alternatives

The external glass on our oven door was recently shattered. And I was wondering what my options were for replacing it. Could I make a stained glass window, does tempered glass come in anything other ...
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How do I remove the metal panel that covers the range broiler igniter?

I need to remove the upper metal panel on my DCS-RGU-366-N range to access the broiler igniter for replacement. I have already removed the screws that appear to hold it on, but although it will move ...
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How can I test a stove burner switch?

How to test right front burner switch of JennAir JES9900BAS and switch is WPW10185286. I would like to have wiring diagram and instructions about how to test this switch. This is to make sure it is ...
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Rats in range hood

I’ve just discovered I have rats in my range hood above my stove top in my kitchen. I’ve turned the fan on and heard a lot of squealing and crunches. Can clearly see the rat aswell stuck in the fan. ...
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Rearguard vent issue on Kenmore gas range

Vent in rearguard of gas range is outputting too much heat on top of stove; can we adjust this? it was changed when range was moved recently.
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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 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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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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Outlets for gas range

I am building a bay for a new 30" gas range. Q1: I was wondering if there are specifications, or code requirements, for the position of the gas and electrical outlets, most specifically, is there ...
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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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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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