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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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converting induction cook top wiring into plug

I recently had my induction cooktop die, and I am looking at getting a new one. However I noticed that the old cook top was simply connected with a standard 2 prong EU plug (I am in Finland). When my ...
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Radiant stove burner - Wire or switch?

One of the burners on my glass range stopped working. More specifically, it won't turn on when I turn the knob, but it does warm up when using the Simmer Select setting. I lifted the glass cooktop to ...
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What material is used to create oven/cooker kitchen cabinets?

My concern is fires. I think the sides of ovens sometimes heat a lot, and this makes me wonder how to design a: Cabinet inside which built-in/enclosed ovens rest. The sides, including the bottom ...
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Can I use expanding foam to seal a hole behind my kitchen gas stove?

There is a hole in the wall behind my kitchen gas stove where some pipes for the stove come through. But mice also come through there. I want to seal the gap using expanding foam, but when I read the ...
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How do I unlock this electric burner? [closed]

At a short term rental property. The stovetop is locked. I don’t know how to unlock it and am not even sure I can read the stylized brand name
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Source and type of insulation that's safe for gas range oven wrap replacement?

I have a Kenmore 790.75443411 and they don't have a part number for replacement insulation so it seems I must find some on my own. All I can find that states the dimensions is ceramic fiber that from ...
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Can I replace a 7.25 inch electric coil with a 7 inch one?

I have a small apartment stove/over combo made by Galaxy Appliances. The large burner is 7.25 inch in diameter. I cannot find a replacement that size. Can I use a 7 inch diameter replacement instead? ...
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Range hood with worrisome ventilation set up in Hong Kong

I just took a new apartment in Hong Kong where I didn't notice the way the stove ventilation was set up. The landlord used a discount department store contractor who installed the Siemens range hood ...
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Should I put tiles on refrigerator to protect against nearby heat?

Small kitchen so the gas range is next to the refrigerator with 1.5" space between. Wasn't a problem until we got a new stove with larger/wider burners closer to the side. Would like to attach ...
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Repairing heating element and plug for old electric cooktop

I'm repairing an old Thermador TM45-1 electric cooktop (22" by 45" with two 6" burners, two 8" burners, and a griddle in the center). It's in surprisingly good shape except for 1 ...
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Electric stove burner starts and stays on high on lowest setting. Infinite switch passes ohmmeter tests

BACKGROUND: I have a GE glass-top radiative stove (model jp3030tj2ww) that has 1 burner that starts on high on the lowest setting and gets stuck there and a 2nd burner that only does this sometimes ...
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Stove wire harness connector burnt

Samsung stove Ne58f9710ws. Front right heating element always high even when set to low and doesn't cycle on and off (stays on). Initially replaced the infinite switch and it worked for a few months ...
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What can I do about my stoves chipped terminal block? (FIXED)

I bought a Whirlpool Electric Range Model: WFC150M0EW from offerup since my old stove was giving up. I connected the four prong 40 AMP 125/250V from old stove (HotPoint) to the one I bought Whirlpool. ...
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left rear control knob on our GE Range JBP30CB1CC gets very hot after 10-15 minutes when that burner is turned on

left rear control knob on our GE Range JBP30CB1CC gets very hot after 10-15 minutes when that burner is turned on. I'm assuming the surface element switch for that burner needs replacing.
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leads to stove element keeps burning out

Why does my leads to my stove heating element keeps burning out at the terminals where they connect. I've replaced it several time, but it only last a week before the wires at the terminal burn the ...
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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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