Why Won’t Your Gas Burners Light?

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While gas stoves produce the most even heat for cooking, they can be so frustrating when they just will not ignite. Certainly if it is releasing gas, you can still ignite it with a match, but your stove is designed to work on command. Not lightning means that there is something wrong with your stove that needs to be addressed. …

How to Replace a Bake Element in a Frigidaire Oven

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If you have a Frigidaire electric oven, then the interior is heated by two heating elements. The element on the top that is easily visible is the broil element. The element on the bottom of your oven, typically covered by a metal protective plate, is the bake element. While both are used, the bake element does a large bulk of …

How to Replace a Broken Glass Cooktop

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All it takes is one dropped jar or even a heavy pot put down too roughly. Suddenly you are looking at a jarring crack in the glass cooktop that has served you well all these years. It is generally not advisable to keep using a cracked glass cooktop. With the integrity of the glass compromised, you put yourself at risk …

RECALL ALERT: Whirlpool Brand Glass Cooktops

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Did you purchase a Whirlpool Brand Glass Cooktop with touch controls between 2017-2019?   If so, your cooktop could be on the recall list.  The Whirlpool glass cooktop brands impacted by the recall are as follows: KitchenAid, Jenn Air and Whirlpool.  The recall alert was announced on August 28, 2019, for Whirlpool brands manufactured between December 2016 and July 2019.  Whirlpool …

When Should You Replace the Electronic Control Board in Your GE Electric Range

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The electronic control board in your GE Electric Range model JBP81BKBB provides your oven’s bake and broil functions with voltage to heat up. While not the most common culprit behind a non-heating oven, a faulty control board should be considered a possibility once you’ve tested more likely components, such as the bake or broil element, or a tripped thermal fuse. After you’ve …

Does a Crack in Oven Glass Need to Be Replaced Right Away?

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It doesn’t matter how it happened. Maybe it was during the self-clean cycle or from an errant baseball in the house. Regardless, the glass on your oven has been broken. It has likely not shattered but manifested a crack in various degrees of severity. While you certainly intend to replace the glass, maybe that is not so high up on …

What is Causing an Oven to Produce Condensation?

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Condensation is produced when warm air meets cold air. It happens when you leave your refrigerator open on hot days, and it can happen if you open your hot oven up on a particularly cold day. Even the act of cooking food will produce some amount of condensation from the steam. You can expect some droplets when baking water-laden items …

What to Do About a Sagging Broiler Drawer?

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The oven drawer located at the bottom of your appliance is technically called the broiler drawer. It is supposed to be used to keep food warm after cooking, but most people use it just for storage. Regardless of how you use yours, if you notice that it has trouble opening, closing, or is sagging to one side, it needs to …

Is a Gas Smell From Your Oven a Problem?

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Anytime you smell that distinct smell of gas in your home is cause for concern. However, if you only smell it when you turn your oven on, it may not be as big of a concern. Yet, you will still need to investigate why this is happening. A gas smell coming from your gas oven isn’t normal and it can …