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Why is there black soot on the top of my electric stove top

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2015

    Obviously people aren't reading the "ELECTRIC" part of your question. I have the same problem with my electric burners. I get a light black dust all over the stove top after I use the burners. I'm thinking it's coming from the burner coil itself, but I can't find anything on the internet about this. Oddly, this never happened with my old Kenmore electric range. It just started with this new Kenmore I bought a few months ago. Probably cheap, defective material from China. I wish you the best of luck getting an answer to your question.

  • Sudha Aug 25, 2017

    Hi Don, I have same problem with my electric stove esp with the bigger coil. did you find out the reason behind it? I am experiencing health issues like congested nose ( sinusitis kinda symptoms) and cough.

  • Erica
    Erica Nov 14, 2017

    Has anyone received any helpful answers to this issue with the black dust from stovetop electric coils? We are experiencing the same with a 2 month old Kenmore range. Thanks.

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Hello friend, thank you for your inquiry!

From the information you have provided you are experiencing black soot on your Frigidaire stove top. This could be items from your pan or pot falling and being burnt by the elements. You may also want to inspect the area around the stove to assure nothing is falling onto the elements. If you need further assistance please comment back and I would be happy to help you. -Matt

Posted on Dec 23, 2015

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SOURCE: oven produces soot when running, broiler ok, stove top ok

Al, you need to seat the needle valve on the bake. Remove the bottom drawer, right below the bake burner you will see the nut just below the air shutter adjustment. Turn this nut clockwise a few times, it might seem hard but just do it. Then try the bake again, you should have a nice bluel flame. Tenbears.

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SOURCE: I have propane gas and my stove has a lot of soot

Your range needs servicing.
The burners need to be cleaned and the air shutters adjusted.

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

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