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What does the fuse look like?

I see a black 1/2"X2"X1.5" unit which is screwed to the side panel behind the control panel. It has two wires attached. I also see a round black knob below that which has two wires attached. Between these is a caution decal saying to use only a 20AMP fuse. Are one of these the fuse that might blow if the light over the range is shorted? I don't have a wiring diagram of fuse description. Please let me know what the fuse looks like and where it is located.

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