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We have a GE Spectra electric range and the left burners would stay on. My husband unplugged the switch in the back while the item was still plug. The wires touch the back panel and its sparked. Now the oven and all the burner does not go on. However, the display is blinking. Do we need a new range? or can it be repaired? Did he blow the appliance computer? Please help!

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Sounds like he just tripped one side of the 240 (twin) circuit breaker. Really bad idea and dangerous to do that while it was "hot". Sounds like he didn't get electrocuted at least! Disconnect from the power supply, reconnect the wiring or just go ahead and replace the switches that are bad and reconnect to power. Should be OK then. Be Safe! Brian

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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