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A kitchen appliance with burners (cook top, stove top, hob). This is distinct from a range which is a appliance with both a stove top and an oven.

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Help with oven and breaker!

a month or so ago, I posted on here that my oven kept tripping my breaker. It’s an old oven (20+ years at least). If it would get to a certain temp, it would cut off. Oven light, everything. I’d go to ...
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How to clean gas stove top

Can someone tell me if there is any way I can clean up these spots on gas stove top around burners ? It is from cooking. We have tried vinegar, baking soda, dish wash , no luck.
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Replace corroded gas range line

I’m attempting to replace a gas range line that has a pinhole leak. I disconnected it from the wall without issue but separating it from the stove itself is near impossible. I’ve tried a baking soda ...
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Why is my stove tripping the breaker?

Recently when I turn my oven on, it trips the breaker. The oven stays on for quite awhile and heats up, but it seems that when it is turned up over 300 degrees, it shuts off. It’s an old stove (20 ...
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What size oven/range based on new gas line's permitted BTUs?

We recently had a gas line run to our kitchen from the side of the house. We just got the rough-in work approved on our permit (had a plumber install the line) and we are approved for future stove @ ...
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How do I protect my ceiling from soot from my wood burning stove?

I have a ~1920s wood-burning farmhouse cook stove in my kitchen which we use regularly. Obviously, smoke and soot builds up on the vaulted ceiling around the stove. I'm looking some type of paint or ...
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Propane vs. Natural Gas - Indoor Air Quality?

I've seen plenty of articles about gas stoves and the impact on indoor air quality. Specifically, there are reports of much higher CO2, NOx, PM 2.5 particulates, and formaldehyde, relative to electric ...
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What amp breaker for 4500w electrical oven and 9600w induction cooktop on same circuit

What amp breaker should I use for a 4500 watt electrical oven and 9600 watt induction cooktop? Currently, I have a 6 gauge wire and a 50 Amp breaker, and my current electrical range is hooked up to ...
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How to connect gas line for stove to unknown fitting

We have installed a new gas cooktop. I am connecting the 1/2” gas line. I have the flexible line connected to the cooktop pressure regulator. Coming from the wall, we have 3/4” threaded black pipe, ...
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What is the difference in electrical need between two-knob and four-knob induction ovens?

Maybe this isn't really DIY, but I would like to know a little bit more about it so that I can do some of my own comparing and make sure I am making the right decision finally. Here is a photo of my ...
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Is it really okay to hardwire a range (oven/stove) like this? Should I add an outlet?

After a fire in our oven, I pulled it away from our wall to find this More images I've never heard of an oven being hard-wired to the wall like this, but multiple sources (such as this or this) claim ...
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Auto- ignition on stove

I recently brought a new stove, with auto-electric ignition. It works well, except for the fact that whenever I turn any knob(it's a 3-burner) ,the sparkers on ALL the burners go off. I don't know if ...
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Is installing an outlet inside a cabinet with LPG tank a good idea?

I am installing a new gas stove on my counter top, it is a gas stove that uses LPG but has an electric igniter that must be connected to the wall. The cabinet housing the LPG tank is directly below ...
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Disable noisy timer on a magic chef gas range model 6458xst

Does anyone knows how to access the timer and disable it on a Magic Chef gas range model 6458xst. I would be more than interested to find out! It is a flat stove and the timer is right in front of ...
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What do I look for when buying a used gas cooktop

We’re replacing an electric Jenn-air cooktop with a gas cooktop. I see several used ones on fb marketplace but worry about the safety of a used gas cooktop. Am I being paranoid or are there key things ...
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Kenmore 465 Stove / Range with range missing a pipe and insulation exposed?

I have a Kenmore stove that's probably from either 2006 or the 90s some time; and we recently replaced all the drip pans in it; I don't know why or who, but one family members pulled a pipe out of the ...
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What does the watt rating on stove top coil burners mean?

I've been searching high and low for standard replacement burners for this Amana electric stvove I have. The large coils are 8" and the small coils are 6". 4 turn and 3 turn respectively. I ...
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Frigidaire Stove Model FEF368GSA range and oven both no heat lights and clock work

I am in a mobile home that was built in the 1970s. Someone flipped the circuit breaker to the electric stove. Now the clock and oven lights work but no heat from any of the burners or oven. We ...
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Connecting 3 wire cooktop to home 3 wire 240v

My house's 240v circuit for the cooktop is a /2 cable. (black, white and bare copper). The new whirlpool cooktop has a 3 wire connection (black,red and bare copper). Whirlpool's instructions do not ...
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230v Electric Cooker

is the wiring correct this way ? in the plug, should the brown cable be wired in the R1(L1) or T3(L3)?
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My lights does not work unless you turn the stove on

The stove controls the lights in the kitchen
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I have purchased Dacor gas stove for high altitude by mistake. I have same size for 20 years. How I can convert to low altitude 200 ft

I have purchased Dacor gas stove for high altitude by mistake. I have same size for 20 years. How I can convert to low altitude 200 ft.
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The hot burner light on my Kenmore glass top range stays on all the time, is it dangerous to leave this alone and not fix it?

My Kenmore glasstop range hot burner light stays on all the time, is this dangerous?
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Can I place an inductive range in an iron counter top?

I have a 1900 Bridge & Beech wood/gas cookstove that I'm refurbishing as electric/gas. I'm considering placing an inductive range in the wood burner side of the cast iron top. I can't find an ...
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Why is my stove is no longer receiving 240V of power?

I have a general understanding of electrical and some know how, but I moved into a place at the beginning of 2021 and 3 days ago I come home and try to preheat the oven and nothing. I tried the broil ...
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Is my circuit breaker bad?

My Hotpoint stove shut off the burners while cooking. The light for "burner on" stayed lit, but the burner went cold. I tried to reset the circuit breaker, and shut it off. The circuit ...
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How can I make my flame detector more reliable?

I have a new 4-ring gas hob (GHG612BL by SIA) and one of the features it has is flame-failure detectors (FFD) which shut off the gas to any ring if the flame goes out. I thought that would be a ...
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Painting gas stove top

I have a gallery series fridgedaire gas stove with several scratches on the stovetop. What kind of paint should I use?
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Can electrical wires break?

For starters I know nothing about electrical stuff, please keep that in mind. We had a very strange occurrence where (no breaker was tripped) one of our electrical lines behind one of the breakers no ...
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How would I wire a glass stove top with white black and bare wire to 2 black and 1 white wire coming out of the wall?

How would I wire up a range stove top with 1 white, 1 black, and bare ground wire.... to a junction box having 2 black wires that are hot, and 1 white common wire coming out of the junction box?? ...
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Stove igniter producing electric shock

I have a canon cooking range. When I push the igniter button, its body gives an electric shock. What can be the reasons and how can I minimize the risks of getting those shocks?
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What options are available to cover a gap in a stone countertop left when a slightly smaller stovetop was installed?

We installed a new drop-in stainles steel stovetop into a hole in our stone countertop. This has left a 1/4" to 1/2" gap in the rear, since it's not quite as deep as the old stovetop was. ...
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How is propane stove thermostat supposed to work? [Quadrafire Grand Bay DV40]

The home we bought came with a propane stove, with markings Quadrafire Grand Bay DV40. The stove is connected with a simple two-wire (non-powered) bimetal thermostat switch. How is the thermostat ...
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Oven/Stove or Wiring causing breaker to trip [closed]

My Kitchen was delivered some days ago and the persons doing the installation were unable to get the oven/Stove set to work. I am unsure if I have a faulty oven/stove or faulty wiring in the apartment ...
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Help me undo gas stove flex connection

I am trying to unhook a gas stove flex line. The joint B turns fine so I can unthread it. However the joint A seems to be seized and won’t turn. As a result, I cannot remove the hose as the hose cools ...
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Kenmore Electric Stovetop 790 coils not getting red hot

Can someone tell me how to troubleshoot why on the highest setting the electric coils are getting hot, but not RED hot? The oven is the same. It takes forever to preheat to 350 (~1hr+). I recently did ...
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Removing burnt plastic residue from gas cooktop cap

Initially, a grimey cooktop: After a round of heavy-duty oven cleaner it looks almost brand new: https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/productdetails/233881 However... The burnt stain was me getting a ...
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Hot water heater and gas-stove not working at the same time

So I have a gas water heater and a gas stove. I was able to cook on my stove this morning at around 8 a.m. and then I took a shower and it was not hot. I tried to light the pilot on the water heater, ...
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Can I hook up a dryer to the gas line in my kitchen that the stove in using?

I recently moved and my sister gave me a washer and dryer. It’s a gas dryer and I found out that my basement doesn’t have a gas line. I have a gas line in the kitchen that the stove is using. Is it ...
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Burnt wire in GE stove

I spilled some water on the knobs of my GE stove. 5 minutes later, I heard some buzzing and then there was a brief fire from a knob for 30 seconds. I turned off the gas and electricity, opened the ...
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Are electric stove/burner elements/coils interchangeable

Are the electric burners/elements/coils for electric stoves interchangeable between brands? This is aside from the "big" and "small" diameters. They appear to have the same ...
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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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Improve adjustability of gas stove

I've got a gas hob (valberg brand) running on a cylinder. The problem is that it has virtually no adjustability - when I turn the knob to make the flame smallest it barely reduces the flame at all. So ...
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Questions on GE electric 5 coil burner element

I have an older GE electric stove: there are 6" & 8" burners. If you set the heat to max the elements each and every one glow cherry red and you have to watch food to make sure it does ...
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Electrical hook up for new stove top

The cook top I am replacing (a small, old Credo unit) uses a 2P 30A Circuit breaker. The similarly small new Summit cooktop I plan to install has the following electrical specs: Connection voltage: ...
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Replaced burnt infinite switch still doesn't generate heat

We have a Kenmore range with a non-functioning surface element. Based on an earlier experience, I knew that the issue must be due to a burnt infinite switch. After opening the back of the stove and ...
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Germany: Is it legal to connect a gas oven to a gas tank manually?

I have arrived recently in Germany and I want to get a gas oven. I was wondering if it's possible to buy the oven, the gas tank, and manually connect them on my own, is this possible legally? Or ...
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Building a barrel stove with a horizontal stove pipe

I'm considering building a wood stove out of a 55 gallon barrel with a non-standard pipe design, where the stove pipe enters through the front of the barrel and runs along the top to the back. On the ...
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How do I Re-Light My 1995 Magic Chef free stand stove Model# 3110PRW & the pilot Light for the Oven also needs Lit?

It’s my vacation home ,It was working until I removed burner plates, to clean stove top. Next day it wouldnt turn on, even with a match, The pilot light for the oven , off also ? Do they work off one ...
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Wood around stove pipe

I am thinking about closing the hole that you see on the picture below using wood. The metal sheet will be screwed onto the wood "frame" that I would be building. Is it safe to use wood? The stove ...

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