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Oven and smooth top no functioning

We recently moved the range to do flooring underneath it. Since we plugged it back in, the oven and smooth top does not heat up, but the clock is functioning and the indicator lights say both are on. I thought about a reset button, but cannot find one.

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  • ldkb139 Feb 05, 2009

    My 5 yr old electric hotpoint stove stopped working when we were cooking. The oven and the four burners on top. The clock is still working and when we turn on the stove or oven, it shows it is on...



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Sounds like a breaker issue to me. The breaker for this one should be located outside (if you're in a home) near the electric meter. Open the breaker box and look for a 40 or 50 amp breaker set (your oven uses 2 separate breakers, they are side by side in the box). Even if they don't look "tripped", go ahead and trip them manually and reset them. This should get you cookin' again. *Note--> Breakers can get "weak" and trip for no reason. If this continues to happen, you should have an electrician replace your oven breakers.

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