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Power termials melted on direct wired range model rf370lxpq-3

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You will have to replace them. Turn off your breakers before you start to work here. I would check to see why this happened. Is it very old or was it poorly installed. Sounds like it could also be inadequate wiring during installation. This could have easily been a fire.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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