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Counter lights wont work, shorted out and tripped breaker when removing old bulbs...

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How can I top the reply Melnavz gave?!? WOW!!!!

(sarcasm mode off - simple reality follows)

We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

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Hello!

Please consider troubleshooting the circuit of the oven, some connection in it is shorted causing the breaker tripped off.

Hope this help.
Melnavz

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