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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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Electric cooker plate trips the power - why?

(New here and little to no experience with electrical appliances - please be gentle) I live in France, in a not-so recent apartment (don't know the exact date, I'd say at least 15 years old but no ...
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Gas range top burner - fuel line blocked between valve and burner orifice

I have a Frigidaire convection oven, model KGSS907SSS00. The front left burner has a dual mode. Inner circle on the burner (for igniting and low flame) doesn't get any gas. Outer circle (high flame)...
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Where is my gas shutoff valve for my stove or do I need to have one installed?

I am getting a gas stove delivered to replace my existing one. I am in a condominium unit, but I don't see a gas shutoff valve, there are ones for the water inside of my unit. I thought it may be this ...
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Certified ON technician said nothing wrong with Frigidaire oven, but it still smells smoky. Second opinion?

Sequel. Bro's wife's boss found her technician certified by Ontario to inspect Frigidaire range yesterday. He found nothing wrong – he opened display panel on cook top, tested electricity, and no ...
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Frigidaire oven smells smoky and turned itself on to bake. Safe to use cook top?

My brother's wife is working in remote Canadian town – just her in condo, no pets. Condo has electric Frigidare Model No. CFES3025LW4 with 4 element induction cook top. I can't find pic on Google ...
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What's wrong with my stove?

We've got burners that flop between partially-lit states, mainly by starting like after being on a while, switching to sometimes some of them do this, and then we stop using them What's going on?
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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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Should I replace a stove wall outlet that became loose but we bent back the prongs?

The stove suddenly quit working, with only the broiler still working. Upon investigation, the 3 prong stove outlet prongs inside of the outlet appeared to have been spread apart too far so the 3 prong ...
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Is it ok to use a gas stove with gas pressure lower than what's specified?

I got a new gas stove. I will use an LPG tank as the source for gas. The stove's user manual specifies to use gas at a pressure of 37mbar, and that "the company isn't responsible for any difference in ...
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Wall oven and stovetop on same circuit?

We are pulling an old Jenn-Air range and replacing with a separate Jenn-Air stovetop and oven. Due to the downdraft they cannot be placed on top of one and other but will be in adjacent cabinets. ...
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Will 2, 10kA breakers for stove requiring a 50 Amp breaker

Can I run a 50 Amp stove on dual 10kA breakers? I’m an electrical idiot and know just enough to be dangerous.
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My gas stove’s igniter never stops, the spark even starts before turning the knob

My gas stove’s igniter never stops, the spark even starts before turning the knob, so I had to unplug. This is not igniter won’t stop when burner is lit, igniter just starts when I plug the code.
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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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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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Can I paint the top of a glass top stove?

Our previous stove had white speckles over the top. This helped hide the streaks of casually done wipe ups. Our present stove is a classic illustration that 'black attracts light coloured dirt' I ...
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Time disappears on close ck on stove

Changed time during day light saving time now it doesn’t appear. Have to push clock button to tell time. Need to keep time showing.
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Remove broken setscrew in an already damaged hole?

Trying to remove a broken setscrew on part of my stove. Top photo is the current state, the second photo is another part showing an intact screw for comparison. I already tried to drill out the screw ...
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How to adjust 'frozen' venturi tube in stove?

We are installing a gas to propane conversion kit for a stove. We've changed the orifice (left brass part in photo) but we also need to adjust the position of the venturi tube (marked with arrow) - ...
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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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Clicking/Ticking BEHIND Gas Stove

I recently noticed a continuous clicking/ticking noise behind my gas stove. If you stand in front of the stove and focus, you can hear it. To hear it really well, you have to lean in towards the stove....
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My electric oven surface gets too hot when oven is on. Is this normal?

The top of my electric coil stove gets so hot that to even leave a wooden spoon on it and pick it up will burn my hands . Is this normal?
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stand alone gas fireplace won't come on via thermostat

system: - stand alone direct vent gas fireplace (stove) - 2 wire system - pilot light - thermostat controlled the thermostat stopped turning on the fireplace. the fireplace starts and runs fine ...
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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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3 wire to 4 wire for new stove

I just bought a new dual fuel stove. My 1993 house only has the two hot wires and the ground behind the stove, no common. Question: because the common is only for the 110v functions of the stove, ...
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electric stove heating element

just replaced my Maytag's lower oven heating element. I noticed that the whole element does not turn completely red while heating. Is this right, or is the new element defective? I can't remember ...
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Gas stove trips GFCI outlet

Any ideas why a LP gas range would suddenly start tripping GFCI breaker when the oven turns on? Should i be looking for a short somewhere and if so, where?
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Can you add another stove to an existing circuit?

Suppose you wanted to put a second oven next to the existing oven in your kitchen. Could you simply add a second receptacle to the circuit? Hypothetically speaking, suppose your stoves were a ...
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Stove top ground wire connected to neutral wire

We were removing the in-wall oven from my in-laws' old house (which we rent) to replace it next weekend. The wall oven and cook top were fed from the same supply. In the junction box the cook top ...
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Older gas stove is hot to the touch

My new apartment has an older gas stove--I'm guessing its from the 70s? All the markings are gone. Anyway, on the stove top there are two hot spots where the pilot lights are underneath. It's hot to ...
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Will my stove's pilot light ignite automatically when the gas is turned back on?

I shut off the gas valve going to my stove because the top was getting too hot when off. I know its supposed to be warm because of the pilot lights but this was hot. I suspect the pilot light is ...
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How to wire L1, L2, n1, n2 and pe wires to install 220v-240v stove?

I'm trying to install a stove but I'm stuck on the wiring. There's an l1, l2, n1, n2 and pe wire sticking out of the wall. The stove has four attachment points for the wires. I don't know how to ...
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House power flicker

I just had a couple power flickers, power didnt quite come back fully. I was only getting 80 volts at my 120 outlets. The culprit seems to be my stove receptacle. I first checked voltage at the 200v ...
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Why do my breakers trip after the kitchen range shorted?

Recently, my electric range shorted out and caused the stove to malfunction. For some reason both the range and the oven are connected in one breaker(40 Amps). Because our house is very old all the ...
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Shutting off broiler pilot completely

I have a 1972 Kenmore, the broiler is at the top of the inside of stove. Can I completely shut off the pilot light to the broiler? It has a screw that adjusts they flame.
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How to connect multi-strand sheathed wire?

We are trying to move our electric stove to another room. However, that room does not have a power outlet that matches the stove. Therefore we want to extend the current stove cable. We want to cut ...
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Why does my gas oven trip the GFCI when turned on after the clean cycle?

Maytag MGS5770ADW sn 27787501ZZ After we run oven clean cycle, GFI outlet trips when oven is turned on. This continues for several days and then problem goes away until next time oven is cleaned. ...
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Could stove element be powered through fan switch?

I have a Jenn Air C221 modular cooktop (circa 1983). EDIT: here is the wiring diagram: By design, the downdraft fan turns on whenever a grill element is installed and turned on. This is done using an ...
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Why are my oven knobs turning pink?

I left my stove un-attended for 8 weeks and when I got back to using it, I noticed mould on one of the stove's knobs. I sprayed some white vinegar, let it sit for 5 minutes and wiped it off. Sadly, it ...
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thermostat assembly verification for electric oven (with pictures)

I am diagnosing issue with my electric oven which does not engage heat element. Basically it's thermostat (BA, BR, C) -> relays -> heat elements (2 top, 1 bottom). hardwired. I disassemble the ...
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Could a faulty stove burner trip the circuit breaker?

I have a four-burner stove and recently every time I switch on one of the burners it's tripping my main circuit breaker. It began with only one burner but lately it does it with two of the burners. I ...
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Kitchenaid gas stove - burner knob won't turn

This is a Kitchenaid two oven free standing stove with 5 burners. (middle one is useless in my opinion.) Anyway... On day my right rear gas burner knob decided not to turn. it will push in, but ...
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brand new oven heat element gone bad. my fault or faulty oven?

Bought a new gas range oven with electric oven heat element. Manual recommends 50 Amps NEMA Type 14-50R dedicated circuit for all models. But for this specific model requires a minimum of 30 Amps ...
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Trying to replace my old kitchen gas stove, how to find a replacement? [closed]

I've got an old kitchen gas stove which is built-in the ceramics on my kitchen. It's shape used to be popular in the 90s (rounded corners), however it seems as though these days all stoves come in a ...
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Is there minimum clearance from gas stove to door?

I know there is a minimum clearance to hood and cabinets above, but I can't find a side-clearance to a doorway. My concern is someone coming through the door and not seeing the hot stove around the ...
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Can I install a plug on a hard-wired cooktop?

I have a 30" 5 burner cooktop stove that is hardwired. Due to my requirements, I have to be able to swap it out with another cooktop every once in a while. I was wondering if it is safe to wire the ...
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What kind of terminal is this, and how can I fix it?

So I have 3 damaged wires that I need to add new terminals to. The picture below is of the same type of terminal. What type of terminal is it, and how can I add the same kind of terminal to a stripped ...
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Can I use an aluminium heatsink in a inox chimney?

I have recently installed a pellet stove with an inox chimney. I realized that the chimney actually warms a lot and part of this heat ends up being dissipated outside the house (where chimney goes ...