Question about Stoves Newhome ECH600MXa Electric Kitchen Range
The coil on one of my stove burners exploded while cooking. It is a very old stove and I don't know if we (tenants) can fix it or if a new stove is recommended. The model is at least 15 to 20 years old.
While the stove is unplugged remove the bad burner from the stove and set the bad burner's control knob to the "OFF" position. Now plug the stove back in. If there is a problem it should trigger the breaker and shut off the stove. If you are not comfortable doing this you might want to ask someone.
The explosion was due to a shorted burner element and once it is removed there shouldn't be any more problems. I hope this was helpful and I hope you get your stove going again.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
just the sears bring proper sears and replace them after u remove the old ones
and u need a ignition panel for the electric starter
rate me sir
if this not helping tell me and i will hep u further.
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
sounds like you have the old-style coil elements on you stove.
your problem is the switch under the element, called the infinite switch. i would suggest to have a technician replace it. they usually charge for the labour but if you have never done it before, it's money well spent.
Posted on Sep 13, 2008
Try cleaning the starter with rubbing alcohol and toothbrush. There might be soap or boiled over residue on the starter. If that doesn't work, try using fine 150 grit sandpaper and gentle clean the starter with it. This problems drove me nuts too. Good luck!
Posted on Mar 21, 2009
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