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A Bad thing happened..

I have a Jenn Air JGR 8855 gas AOS range. It is seven years old. The broiler was accidently left on high for about four hours. {Yes, what a ******** - lucky the house didn't burn down} Everything still works, except that when we turn oven or broiler on, we smell noxious smell like burning plastic. We turned it off, felt all around to feel if anything hot, as we suspected electrical fire, but found nothing. We can continue to use the burners. Everything works. We took out all the trays in the oven, the bottom plate and hand cleaned, but thinking we toasted some electrical insulation or something. Any suggestions? Is this thing toasted?

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  • dalriadalass Mar 16, 2008

    addendum. The smell seems to come from the top control panel area. Again - everything still works.



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Sorry's i don't have a solution for you, but I need your help , because I just bought a same model and I don't have an instruction booklet , is-it possible for you to send a copy of principal instruction by email.
Thanks very much

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Honestly cant think of anything magor that could have happened.. there are saftey thermstatsin key locations around the unit turning the unit off of a runnaway temp is detected.. altoughthe broilerwas "on" for 4 hours im sure it had been cycling on and off for that time not constantly on.Figure your self cleaning cycle lasts for 3hours and om sure attains a much higher temp then just running broiler.. NOW all that being said,a call to a local servicer to inspect for possible damage couldnt hurt for the piece of mind!!!!

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