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Eskom Reluctancy To Pay For Damages

Eskom caused a damage on my electric appliance to the value estimated to R 48 000-00 in Febraury 2013. All relevant quotations and information required was submitted. Further more, their investigation department conducted investigation on my connection if i did not forge electricity, tested appliances and took pictures of such damaged appliances. I was promised that the matter will be finalized within 42 days. To my surprise, its now six months and they only respond without truth as and when i enquire. Can I please be assisted. Mcera, WV ( contacts: 072 831 7051)

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SOURCE: Broken cooking appliance :( please help

if the fan is spinning then it sounds as though the element has gone. has your fuse box recently tripped? it may have been the blowing element.

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SOURCE: oven keeps tripping when switched on

The reason why you oven is tripping is because the oven element is most likely burnt out...

The electricity supply going out should not have affected this... it is easily replaced and is not to costly..

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If you switch oven on it trips main power. what can cause that


Probably close to 50 things could cause that, but here are a few of the most common: Bare wire in a harness of the oven, causing a short-circuit in the line. Faulty plug on the power cord. Outlet in the wall is damaged. Loose wire in the outlet box, causing a dead short. Bad wire between the outlet box and the main breaker box. Weak breaker, or a breaker that isn't heavy enough to handle the load of the oven. (especially, if you just bought a new oven, it may need a larger breaker to handle start up.) Use a fused multi-meter (voltmeter) to check for these issues, and do not try to fix it if you are not familiar with electrical work. It could cause a fire, or give you a deadly shock.

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If its brand new, most possibly the electrician did not bridge the mains connection.
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NEFF B4562 Oven LED display just stopped working during use yesterday. Oven still works but have to guess what programme I am using. any ideas on fixing it without the Neff 100pounds call out fee and...


Preparing the units - Fig. 1
? The safe operation of this appliance can only be guaranteed if
it has been installed to a professional standard in accordance
with these installation instructions. The installer is liable for
damage incurred as a result of incorrect installation.
? Fitted units must be heat-resistant up to 90 °C, and
neighbouring unit fronts up to 70 °C.
? Cut-out work on the units and worktop should be performed
before fitting the appliances. Remove any shavings or the
function of the electrical components may be impaired.
? Caution during installation. Parts that are accessible during
installation may have sharp edges. Wear protective gloves to
prevent cuts
? The power socket for the appliance must either be located in
the hatched area B or else away from the installation space.
? A gap of 5 mm is required between the appliance and
surrounding unit fronts.
? Secure freestanding units to the wall using a standard bracket
C.
Appliance under the worktop - Fig. 1
There must be a ventilation cut-out made in the intermediate
floor of the surround unit.
Secure the worktop to the fitted units.
If a fitted oven is to be built in under a hob, pay attention to the
hob installation instructions.
Appliance in a tall unit - Fig. 2
The appliance may also be installed in a tall unit.
There must be a gap between the intermediate floors and the
mounting wall of approx. 20 mm in order to provide ventilation
to the oven.
Only fit the appliance at a height where removing baking trays
does not present a problem.
Corner installation ­ Fig. 3
To ensure that the appliance door can be opened in the case of
corner installation, take account of dimension D. Dimension E is
dependent on the thickness of the unit front under the handle.
Connecting the appliance to the power supply
Only allow a licenced professional to connect the appliance.
National regulations apply as well as those of the local electricity
supplier.
The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply for
all installation work.
The appliance corresponds to protection class I and may only
be operated with a protective earth connection.
Power cord: Type H05 VV­F or higher rated. The yellow/green
wire for the PE connection must be 10 mm longer than the other
wires on the appliance side.
During installation, an all-pole isolating switch with a contact gap
of at least 3 mm must be present, or the appliance must be
connected via a three-pin earthed plug. This must be accessible
after installation.
Contact protection must be ensured by the installation.
Identify the phase and neutral conductors in the socket.
Incorrect connection may cause damage to the appliance.
Only connect as per the connection diagram. See the rating
plate for the voltage.
Position the appliance in front of the units in readiness for
connection. The connecting cable must be sufficiently long.
Securing the appliance ­ Fig. 4
? Fully insert the appliance and centre it.
? Screw the appliance into place.
? The gap between the worktop and the appliance must not be
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the only contact info that I found is the info below:
http://www.neff.co.uk/contact-us.html

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Are you sure that you have 220 volts to the oven. It is possible for a breaker to go bad and conduct power only on one leg and some things on the appliance will still work.
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The PCB - This would be just plain bad. It's the clever chip that controls everything and it's expensive to replace.

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