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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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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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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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