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Where is the breaker or fuse for the oven light ?

When changing the oven light bulb (not knowing if the oven light switch was on or off because the bulb was burned out} the glass part of the bulb separated from the bulb base and created a spark which I assume shorted out a fuse or a breaker somewhere in the stove circuit. what I want to know is the location of fuse or breaker. I really would like a wiring diagram for this range.

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Check for a tripped breaker in your power panel for the house. There's where the breaker for the oven is.

Posted on Nov 19, 2014

Testimonial: "It is not the breaker for the stove at the main power panel. the rest of the stove works ok. It is just the circuit for the oven light . If I had a wiring diagram for this stove I could trace it and find it myself."

  • Lawrence Oravetz Nov 20, 2014

    Look on the internet for a diagram. The manufacturers web site may be helpful.

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You will have to replace the light socket. Part number is 3150505 at approx. 30.00. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: correct wire gauge and circuit breaker to use?

If it is only the oven that is electric and not the entire stove, the required wire size is 10/3 with ground and a 30AMP circuit breaker. If it is the entire stove then you need 50AMP range cable and a 50AMP breaker. If your doing your microwave also, you need a 20AMP breaker and the wire you need is 12/2 with ground.. If the current breaker you were running was 30AMP I would keep that for your oven and run new wire for your microwave.

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