Question about Ovens
Recently, when I had the oven on and turned the stove on shortly after, there was a spark that came out of the top back of the unit. The spark came out directly behind the knob that I had just turned on, as I turned it on. After the initial pop of the spark, it went away. There is no burning smell or residue on either the back of the unit or the wall. My oven is an electric Kenmore, self cleaning oven. Why is this happening, and what can I do to fix it and prevent it?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Recently, when I had the
you may have debis behind the plate that the switch is mounted to, I suggest you unplug the unit, and open the control panel, and look for arc's or burned spots on that switch, grease or oils and even dust can short circuit across the exposed tabs resulting in a spark, be sure that if you remove any wires, you make a note of the color and location, if you need to clean the back of any switch
Posted on Jul 13, 2011
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