Questions tagged [stove]

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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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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Intermittent power outtages to only part of the house. Power can be restored by turning the stove on for just a second, then turning it off

I have the standard, split phase power to my house. (Two hots and a neutral). There's a meter box and breaker panel outside, which has the main service disconnect. There's an additional service ...
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Stove Vent Hood Not Pulling Air

My stove vent is not pulling enough air but the exhaust on the outside of my house is flowing really good. The metal grease filters have been replaced (in fact with the grease filters removed it still ...
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Short Inside Radiant Electric Cooktop

I seem to have a short inside the (semi?) sealed enclosure of my GE Profile radiant electric cooktop (model #JP3530TJWW). It is not a lift-top style that is common, so for whatever reason, there is ...
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Why does one burner on my gas stove release no gas, but the rest work fine?

I have a thermador gas stovetop, and today it just stopped releasing gas to a single burner. When I say it stopped, I mean on any other burner I can audibly hear gas released before ignition, but on ...
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How to disable 'cooktop lockout' on Kenmore 1993 stovetop range?

* UPDATE: the gas turned off due to the earthquake shutoff. that was the problem * I have a Kenmore stovetove from 1993 (model #: 362.75188691). We recently unplugged it for 3 weeks and disconnected ...
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Can I use existing 10/3 cable for a 40A cooktop circuit?

My kitchen is wired with 10/3 wire for a cooktop stove, however my new cooktop recommends 8/3 wire and 40amp breaker. Is it safe and legal to use the existing 10/3 wiring?
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Wiring a stove top infinite switch

I have an older model Frigidaire stove infinite switch is unplugged, the infinite switch has 4 prongs 3 on one side 2 on the other I need to know where the power negative and ground wires go and where ...
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Electric 220 be stove. G,E

have a 3wire 220 stove , one wire white,one red ,one black .Now on the breaker at power panel where does the red wire go?
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How to hook up a new gas range with mismatched fittings, and meet all code requirements?

The connection on the stove appears to be female 1/2" NPT. The 3' long yellow flexible connector has a female flare connection with a 15/16-16 thread at both ends. At the stove end there is a male/...
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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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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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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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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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