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Range is shorting out and is tripping the circuit breaker

Our Frigidaire electric slide-in range has a short in it. We had an electrician come because the the range trips the circuit breaker after it has been on for awhile. When the electrician was here, he had all of the elements and the oven on and he said he saw an "arch" through the ceramic glass cooktop. Is this an easy repair and is it something that we could attempt to do ourselves? The range is only 5 years old. Thank you for any assistance you could offer.

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When the unit has cooled down, try to find exactly where the sparks came from.

If the sparks came from an obvious place like the surface burner heating elements or the bake/broil element, repair or replace any defective component you find. If you can't locate the place the sparks came from--or can't fix the problem yourself--contact a qualified appliance repair technician.

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