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Trying to change oven lightbulb and sparks flew

Unscrewed light dome to get a grip to remove the cover and change burnt out light bulb. Sparks flew and now there is charring down the side. I still cannot remove the cover. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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SOURCE: GE JTP20 oven. Do I need to replace light fixture after spark from a short?

First, no First, no First unplug the range after you gently scoot away from wall. Then check youy main circut breaker for house to see if you tripped fuse. Then with stove still unplugged remove back access panel, look to area where light goes into oven. Check again and make sure oven is unplugged, then repair the wire by splicing wire with new wire line splice purchased at your nearest local auto parts store, sales person can show how to install. THEN plug in to see if you can see the light!
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