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Steam is coming off of the back right burner when oven is on

I noticed that steam was coming off of the back right burner when the oven was on (appx 400, it had been on about 20 minutes). I wiped the water off of the top and new water condensated there and more steam... I shut the oven off. It's a GE Spectra Range

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In order for the oven to work air must circulate. You may have noticed the door seal does not meet at the bottom. Air enters there and exits the chimney located in the console area. Hot air meets cooler surfaces equals condensation. Some foods have more moisture than others.
Eric

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

  • photothia Feb 17, 2011

    i have the same problem but it has gotten worse. it is no longer a little bit of heat but full steam that could burn you. i have had this stove for ten years. this problem is about six months old now. how can it be fixed?
    i understand the meeting of cold and hot will cause condensation but if that were true why is it only on one burner? that sort of contradicts the cold meets hot theory.

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