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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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Can i add a second stove on a 100 amp service currently have dryer stove and hot water tank on it [closed]

Can I add a second stove too 100 amp service currently have dryer stove and hot water tank
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Removing old wood stove chimney from garage [closed]

I want to remove this old chimney from my garage because it leaks when it rains and from snow melt in the winter. Thinking I could attempt to just take the angle grinder and cut it and drop it in a ...
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LG LRE4213st Burnt Rotary Switch [duplicate]

We had a burner that would only heat to high so my husband replaced the rotary switch 6-7 months ago. Its worked fine until now. We were thinking it was the heating element this time, so we bought a ...
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Stove socket with unconnected cable plugged in caused breaker to trip [closed]

I plugged in an unconnected cable to a stove outlet and it caused the breaker to trip. What could be the problem?
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GE Stove "Burner On" and "Hot Cooktop" light are staying on

My GE flattop stove "Burner On" and "Hot Cooktop" light are staying on. I already tested the switches on each burner and they all test good. I tested for Ohms and Continuity. I ...
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Circuit Breaker rating vs Stove

The datasheet for this Bosch 800 series stove calls for a "50 amp circuit breaker". My current stove is on a 50amp circuit in my house (Washington state). Could I replace my current stove ...
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Stove plug wiring

This guy was installing a stove plug and the only wires inside were size 6 and 2 hots and a ground and he split the ground wires in half and put half on the neutral screw and half on the ground screw ...
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Why did my Whirlpool electric stove/oven blow the control board?

Info: -Whirlpool electric stove/oven model: FFEH3054USE -Bought new September 2022 Problem: Was cooking sauce on the stovetop burner and I smelled an electrical burning smell. Oven was OFF. I saw a ...
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My new electric kitchen stove stopped working

I have a house that was built in the fifties,it has heavy wiring that comes from behind a cabinet for the stove. The plug in is on heavy wiring, is a three plug and matches the one that comes out from ...
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Gas oven tripping GFCI outlet [duplicate]

After replacing igniter on Samsung has stove it keeps tripping GFCI outlet downstream from stove. The oven will reach temp then trip the GFCI. After resetting GFCI the oven runs fine.
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Why is my KitchenAid dual ring burner not lighting?

I have a KitchenAid 36 inch countertop stove, model KFGU766VSS02. The center burner high power won't light. Center low power does light. This is one of the KitchenAid "dual ring" burners. It ...
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Choosing between a ductless and vented range hood for an electric stove [closed]

I want to have an electrician replace our current stove-top fan for an old, electric stove. However, we have the option of getting either ductless, or one that vents outside. Installation of one that ...
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Why do two burners spark when I only turn on one?

I have a Thermador gas range model PRG304EH01. The right side has 2 burners (RF and RR) with igniters connected to their own spark module and microswitch. When I turn on one of the burners, another ...
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Kenmore gas oven won't ignite

Kenmore 665.75132300 oven will not heat. The igniter will not light. Since the oven stopped working I have noticed then when you turn on the oven all four burners will click four times. The igniter ...
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Is it more efficient to boil water in a pot on the electric stove than in an electric kettle? [closed]

Water heating consumes a noticeable portion in a paycheck for the electricity. Saving on water heating did affect the cost. I also dropped the electric kettle for the electric stove. Is it more ...
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Gas stove do i need to convert it? Are flames normal

I just bout a used gas stove. They used it with natural gas I need it for propane. I thought it was fine but it smells like gas the first time I started it and there was flames coming out the bottom ...
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How Widespread are 29 Inch Tall Ranges

We are in the process of moving into a new vacation condo. The new unit has a 27" wide range in it. I want to use the nearly new 1 year old 30" range we bought for our old condo. No ...
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Spring Wound timer on stove top [closed]

I have an electric stove. Occasionally someone in the house (myself included) may forgetfully leave it on after finishing cooking a meal. I'd like to wire a spring wound timer to the appliance. The ...
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What to use to fill pipe gap behind cooking stove

We just pulled out our cooking stove and found two gaps: A bigger gap around the gas line and wall A smaller gap on the wooden floor to the right of the bigger wall gap What would you recommend to ...
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Should I install an IKEA induction hob on single or three-phase power?

I'm planing to buy an IKEA kitchen. We want to switch to electricity so we want to buy the FÖRDELAKTIG for a 60fm cabinet. The diagram shows how to install with single-, two- or three-phase power but ...
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Weird range issue. Tripping breaker and now nothing

A while back, I was using the electric stove and noticed a weird plastic smell. Lately my wife has used the stove a few times with no issue. When I used the stove I heard a few clicks then the range ...
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Single phase induction stove push in quick connector difficult to connect

We had to change the current stove we had for and induction one (long story) which I also installed. With this new one, I have a 5 wire single phase setup. I think it is because each stove module ...
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Is this likely to be asbestos? [closed]

I found this inside the electric stove/oven. I think it's a layer for heat insulation. The texture resembles cotton with shiny visible fibres. Question: is this likely to be asbestos?
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Is it safe to partially open a gas valve?

I have a stove whose primary burners are all way too hot even at their lowest setting, which means i only have one burner that can actually simmer a liquid or cool more delicate veggies. Edit: In ...
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Are there gas stoves with flame sensors and autmatic gas shutoff? [closed]

Are there any gas stoves with built in automatic safety shutoff features? For example, if I turn on gas but the burner didn't go on and the gas is running, is there a gas stove that would ...
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4-Wire Hookup for GE Electric Stove

Hooking up the power cord for my new GE stove (4-wire hookup). This is the electrical diagram on the back panel: Curious, what might be meant by "Cut Ground Link"? Does it want me to hook ...
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Replaced infinite switch failed

The dual burner (one large one small) was only working on HI Replaced the infinite switch. It worked properly for about two weeks. Now it only works on HI again, both burners Any sugestions? Thank ...
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How can I reduce the cutout in a granite counter top to support a smaller appliance?

I'm replacing a gas stovetop with an induction stovetop. It's going into a granite countertop, above two large drawers. My challenge is that the existing hole is a little larger than the hole the ...
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retrofitting an induction cooktop into a 'commercial-style' gas cooktop opening

I have a commercial-style gas cooktop ((ex)). The countertop surrounding it is granite and underneath is cabinetry. The cutout it was installed on is illustrated in the manual: What are my options ...
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Gas range resets clock when lighting

We have a 2016 Kenmore gas range practically identical to this one. For about a year now, when trying to light the rear-right (5K BTU) simmer burner the following happens: The spark activates and ...
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Are the rear burners of my gas stove interconnected?

I have a gas stove when I light the back burners together they light up if I turn off one the other after a few seconds goes out and if I try to light only one at a time the fire 'e does not hold and ...
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Are stove top coil burners standard? [closed]

I'm looking to replace my stove top coil burners, they are still working but are getting worn. Las year I replace the over bottom element about a year ago, but back then I had a local repair shop and ...
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How can I repair a chip on glass-ceramic cooktop burner?

I have a non-induction electric stove with a Schott Ceran top. A piece of plastic fell on a hot burner, and when removed, took a dime-sized layer of glass with it: The damage is very shallow, at most ...
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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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How does this stove gas valve work?

What is it called and what does it do? Is there a way to know if gas is available? This bottom of the pipe leads to a stove.
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How to seal the top of a wood-burning cooking stove?

I am doing maintenance on the following cooking stove: The top deck is composed of three cast-iron (or steel, not sure) tablets. All three are in direct contact with flames from the bottom; hence ...
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fridgidaire range Mod. FEF358BFDC

I have ordered a new rear 6 in.replacement element Ive checked many web sites to be sure I have the right number. It has only 4 electrical spades for the wires. My old one has 6 . I dont know how to ...
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Running two induction units (1800 W, 120 V, 15 A each) on top of GE electric coil element stove through the stove cable and 50 A 2-pole breaker

I have placed two induction surface units on top of our 30-year-old GE coil element stove (model JSP31GOP1WH). I have removed all four coil burners. Each of the induction units is rated at 1800 W at ...
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Electric stove - burner does not stop heating

I have an electric stove (with 2 burners) - Ufesa Professional Chef - and one burner does not stop heating - I turn (rotate) the switch for that burner, and it has no effect - I have to unplugged it ...
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Stove tripping breaker, then not heating

Our stove has recently tripped the breaker at the outdoor box when turned on high heat. This happened twice and both times I went out to the box and flipped the breaker and it began to work fine again....
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How to know which knob to buy for my stove top?

One of the knob of my stove top broke and I don't know which knob I need to buy. The knob that broke had a small thing inside to make it fit into the device to turn fire on/off, and that broke. How do ...
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Are surface burner elements interchangeable even though the connecting ends are different?

Can I use a GE surface burner element in a Whirlpool stove when neither the connecting ends nor the number of rounds it has match with the original?
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How to remove/re paint rusted areas of my stove range

I recently purchased a used stove that I’ve now noticed has rust spots on it. The stove works great but the rust is an awful eye sore. I was wondering a good way to either paint or somehow remove the ...
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How important is a grounded stove outlet?

Apologies if covered elsewhere... My place has the old-style three-prong 240V stove outlet, two phases plus neutral. This means the stove (recent, induction) doesn't have a safety ground. The closest ...
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How is the baffle board of this stove able to heat up without combusting?

I'm not sure if this question is right for this site, but since it is home improvement-related I thought I'd ask. I recently helped my family acquire this stove from a local distributor, and whilst ...
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How should I terminate a range hood exhaust duct through a wall?

I discovered that my home's overhead stove vent doesn't actually vent to anywhere. So I've pulled out the old fan, purchased a new, more powerful fan with 1000 CFM, and then added 8" pipes ...
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Do I need to replace all 4 switches on my Whirpool WFE366LVS0 electric oven?

When I turn on any burner on my Whirpool WFE366LVS0 Electric range, it immediately goes on high heat and stays regardless of heat setting the knob is on. Should I replace all 4 Infinite switches as ...
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Voltage increases in one outlet when stove is turned on

Wife got a new monitor for her laptop and she started noticing that when the burner in the gas stove is turned on, her monitor goes dark for 1-2 seconds. The same happens when the burner is turned off....
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Wiring a dryer, stove and washer

I want to run 3 circuits: 120v using #12 thhn for washing machine on 20 amp breaker, 240v using #10 thhn for dryer on 30 amp breaker and 240v using #6 thhn for stove on 50 amp breaker. Can they all ...
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Can I install a mechanical timer switch on a stove circuit?

I’m looking to put a timer switch on a stove circuit. It’s a common area stove that a client doesn’t want used at night due to people turning it on and leaving it open. Is it possible to put a timer ...
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