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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Height of cabinet for induction cooktop

I just bought a new apartment, and purchased a new Bosch induction cooktop for the kitchen. The cut in the counter top stone is the right size, but when I placed it inside I see that the bottom of the ...
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What could happen if a 240 stove cord was improperly installed and then stove was plugged in to the receptacle?

I think my new stove cord was installed incorrectly — after being plugged in we heard a ((whooooaamp)) sound and all the lights in the house flickered, now none of my 220 appliances will work ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Install a gas stove over vinyl flooring?

I just installed vinyl flooring over an old plywood subfloor. It used to be covered with very old linoleum. Now I'm installing a new gas range. The stove manual says the floor needs to withstand 167-...
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Gas stove burner won't shut off

I have a very old Viking Professional range in my house. The former owner told us that the front right burner wouldn't shut off one day and he was forced to adjust a screw within the knob post in ...
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Vermont Castings propane stove flame is normal then "explodes" then goes back to normal

My Vermont Castings Propane stove was working fine yesterday. Today when it goes on, the flame is fine, then it bursts to a large flame for a second and then returns to the normal flame. Then it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gas stove burners won't light

I have a Jennaire gas range (model SVD48600P). The burners on the right won't light without a match. I suspect it's the spark module or spark electrode because I don't see any spark when I try to ...
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Gas oven with glow bar ignition - how should it work?

I have a Maytag Magic Chef 34JN-2CKX-ON gas stove. The oven stopped heating. There is a bottom burner and a top burner bar. When I turn the oven knob to temperature the bottom glow bar comes on and ...
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Bent prong on my stove top Burner element - still work if I bend it back

I have an old electric stove top. The burner is going bad so a bought a new one online and the prongs were bent. My question is if I straighten them will it still work well. What is the inner part of ...
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Ok, to have a gas stove near a window?

Usually stoves are positioned against a wall. Is there any reason why I can't have a stove near a window in the center of the room? The stove is currently in the position on the left, against the ...
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Why does my electric range lack fine temperature control?

We had a Stove at the cottage for which all of the range elements ran either hot hot or cold. This made it very difficult to cook pancakes etc! We bought a new stove for our house and moved the old ...
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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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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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Do I need a ground for a 2-wire BX cable to a stove?

I am installing a new electric stove in a 20 year old condo. The existing BX cable has only 2 wires and both are hot legs. Do I need a ground wire or can I use the BX armor as the ground??
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Why does my hot cooktop indicator light stay on after the cooktop is cool? The indicator light now wont turn off

My alamna Range electric smoothtop stove, on indicator light I just noticed tonight now stays on after everything has cooled down. Is this safe? Is it okay to just leave it, it still works fine.
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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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Fire place and stove turning themselves off

A few months ago my stove starting randomly turning off. Now as of the last week or so my fire place is doing the same thing. Though my stove can sometimes take days to turn back on, my fire place ...