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Safety fuse? Will this fuse need to be replaced or just re-set?

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Re: Safety fuse?

The fuse is typically a one time item. It should be replaced. The oven will act as if it is pre-heating but will not actually heat. There is usually a couple of different ones in use , one common part number is a whirlpool part 4451442. This may not be the actual one for your range but it will be similar.

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Magic Chef cgr3765adc, oven will not turn off. If the unit is plugged in the oven ignites and would continue heating unless disconnected from electricity.

follow this test and fix it. God bless you

Bake Element

If the oven won't turn on, check the bake element. The bake element is a black tube near the bottom of the oven about as thick as a pencil. When it is operating normally, the bake element will glow red hot. If the oven won't turn on the bake element may have burned out. It is often obvious to see where the bake element has shorted out because there will be a hole or break in the element. If the bake element has burnt out or shorted it should be replaced.

Oven Igniter

Even though the oven igniter may be glowing, it may be too weak to allow the gas valve to open. If the oven won't turn on and the oven igniter glows for more than 90 seconds without igniting the gas flame, the oven igniter should be replaced. This is the most common part that fails when the oven won't turn on.

Broil Element

If the oven won't turn on, check the broil element. The broil element is a black tube near the top of the oven about as thick as a pencil. When it is operating normally, the broil element will glow red hot. If the oven won't turn on the broil element may have burned out and caused something else to short out. It is often obvious to see where the broil element has burned out because there will be a hole in the element or blisters on the outside of the element. Test the broil element using an Ohm meter. If it has continuity it's OK. If not, it should be replaced.

Incoming Power Problem

Although not as common, if the oven won't turn on it is possible that the appliance is not receiving proper voltage. Electric ovens require 220 volts of alternating current. If for some reason the appliance is receiving significantly less, the oven won't turn on. Check for proper voltage using a volt meter at the socket where the appliance plugs in.

Oven Control Board

The oven control board has a set of relays that turn on and off power to the bake and broil circuits according to the customer settings and sensor input. If the oven won't turn on the problem is usually with the heating components. However, if the oven control board is bad, it might not send voltage to the heating components. To determine why the oven won't turn on, first test the simpler components in the circuit. The oven control board usually can't be tested and will have to be replaced if it is defective.

Thermal Fuse

Although not as common, if the oven won't turn on the thermal fuse may have blown. The thermal fuse is designed to protect the appliance and help to prevent a fire. If the oven gets too hot, this fuse trips. The thermal fuse is not resettable and will have to be replaced. It can be checked for continuity. If it has continuity, it's OK. Not all ovens have a thermal fuse.

Relay Board

If the oven won't turn on and the appliance is equipped with an oven relay board, one of the relays on the board may have failed. Normally the oven relays are located on the main clock control board and not on a separate oven relay board. If the oven won't turn on it is more likely that the cause is one of the more common problems listed for the model. If the other, more common problems have been checked and Your oven has a relay board, it may need to be replaced. Oven relay boards are not repairable.

Oven Thermostat

If the oven won't turn on, the oven thermostat might be defective. Although this is not as common as other components, the oven thermostat sometimes fails completely and does not allow current to pass through. After checking other, more common components, consider replacing the oven thermostat.

Heat Selector Switch

If the oven won't turn on, be sure the heat selector switch is set to the right position. The heat selector switch completes the circuit to either send voltage to the bake or broil circuit. If the oven won't turn on, the heat selector switch might also be defective, although this is not very common. The heat selector switch is not repairable, if it is defective it will need to be replaced.

Oven Safety Valve

The oven safety valve works with the oven igniter to provide gas to the burner. If the oven won't turn on it is possible that the oven safety valve is defective. However, this is very rare. Most often, the oven igniter is too weak to allow the oven safety valve to open. If the oven won't turn on, check the igniter first.

Oven Valve and Pressure Regulator

If the gas oven won't turn on the oven valve and pressure regulator might be at fault. This is not common. Very often people misdiagnose a defective oven valve and pressure regulator when the oven won't turn on However, this is almost never the cause. Look at other, more common components before replacing these.

Nov 04, 2013 | Magic Chef Kitchen Ranges

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Hi, My oven stopped working after using the self clean fuction. A repairman came to look at it and said I needed a new thermal sensor/fuse. He didn't have the part and has to come back. He reset t

Dont think there is a reset button. He shorted out the safety in order to unlock your oven. He did the right thing and you should wait until he returns with the proper safety thermal fuse

Apr 11, 2013 | KitchenAid KGSA906P Gas Kitchen Range

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My stoves 500sldm needs a manual. Gas does not shut off when i close the safety lid

the Knobs need to be replaced as there is a tag which operates the shut off. These often get brittle and break off. You can buy the whole set from Espares, very easy to fit.

Oct 02, 2011 | Stoves 500SIDL Gas Kitchen Range

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Hi, my ilve oven made a bang last night blew the fuse in the fuse box, which I replaced. The lights and fan on oven work but there is no heat.

Hello westcowie, ILVE Service here.
First check that your oven's time is set. If the clock is not set the oven will not work due to a safety feature following a power outage?
If you continue to experience problems please contact the National ILVE Service team on 02 8569 4672, or via the ILVE website at
Thank you, we look forward to helping you with this issue.
Kind regards, ILVE Service

Jun 14, 2011 | Kitchen Ranges

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My electronics quit when a had a power spike.

The board will have to be replaced. They arent equiped with fusable safety. They aren't extremely difficult to replace,< paying close attention to removal is necasary >, and can be done properly with just a few hand tools.Make sure to unplug unit before doing anything.

Apr 26, 2009 | GE 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding Gas...

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Beko dc543 oven and top left top right bottom right hobs not working bottom left hob is working and so is grill i have checked all terminal wires and all ok i had this problem before under...

I AM NOT AN ELECTRICIAN ! But i have had the same problem of the oven and the back right ring not working and have found the cause of this. For some reason there is a thermal fuse running inline on a live wire inside the cooker if you feel competent yourself in replacing this fuse you will save a good deal of money on call out fees, here is how to do it. SAFETY is the crucial, First of all isolate the power source to the cooker, pull out cooker so you can get access to the back of the cooker, remove the 9 screws ( i think there is 9) to remove the back plate from the cooker, this is quite heavy because there is a small block of concrete fastened to the bottom left hand side of the back plate, looking at the inside of the cooker on the right hand side you will see a white wire which has been secured via a small screwed clip, this wire has a transparent sleeve covering the thermal fuse, remove the sleeve by sliding it up or down the wire, check the fuse by with a meter just to be sure, if it is blown cut the fuse out. replace fuse the same way it was fitted. replace the sleeve and fit the back on the cooker SAFETY FIRST switch on power and try oven and back ring, mine works fine. like i said at the start i am not an electrician, but i can not understand why there is a thermal fuse running inline to the oven which is linked the back right hob. all the best folks Hobbo from Chess.

Mar 23, 2009 | Jenn-Air JES9860 Electric Kitchen Range

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Loss of power to oven clock

Chances are it's the thermal fuse, the the health and safety issue is because the fuse link will only melt if excessive heat was in the area of the fuse. They don't want the user to just replace the fuse as there is a risk of fire if the fuse melted and is just replaced. The cause of the excessive heat needs to be determined.
I had the same problem with a KitchenAid double oven. There was a factory recall on the unit which required replacement of the fan modules, over temp sensors and rerouting of wires.

Jan 24, 2009 | Kitchen Ranges

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F2e0 error on stove

Turn off the breaker and wait for 5 minutes. the follow this 3 steps:
--> After turn the breaker back on, go to the range and press "OFF", "OFF", "START", then click on the "clock set", there is a message on the display saying that do you want to delete the error, at this time press on the "START" again. And wait for a while until the everything on the screen disappear except the clock time. Hope this will fix yours. It fixed mine.

Dec 28, 2008 | KitchenAid KESC307 Electric Kitchen Range

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Can't turn oven off

Over the 2008 Hoildays while baking, our Kitchenaid range (KGSA906PSS) "off" button would not turn off the gas oven portion of the range. The two ways we could turn off the oven was to either set a "stop cooking" timer for one minute or to go the main electical breaker box and cut off the electricity to the the range - either way- not a good way. We called Kitchenaid Customer Service at 1-800-334-6889 and stated the problem. We were concerned that this was a safety issue since we could not turn off our gas oven without resorting to the timer or breaker methods. The warranty for the electronics touchpad is from 2-5 years according to our owners manual. We have had the range since Aug. 2005.

We provided our model #, serial#, date of purchase and answered some other questions. Kitchenaid did determine this to be a safety issue and in doing so, our replacement part and labor will be provided free of charge.

Even if your warranty has expired, I would still call Kitchenaid first since this is a safety issue.

Dec 03, 2008 | KitchenAid KGSA906PSS Gas Kitchen Range

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GE gas oven won't heat

did you do it your self or did you have some one else do it for you? I ask the question because the electricity most be unplug before you do it, If any of those wires made contact or spark. Now the safety valve it's also bad, you can test that by putting a tester for the 2 wires that connets to the ignitor to see if you are getting any power when thermostat is on. if there is power replace ignitor, if not getting power replace safety valve. Or maybe your clock is set on automatic, Set it on manual.

Nov 20, 2008 | GE JGBP28 Gas Kitchen Range

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