Is there any reason that you would get a weird gasy type smell the first time you're using the oven? I read through the manual and there was nothing specially noted concerning the first use of the stove but we are pre-heating and cannot get over the smell.
Its rather subtle but, its still there ;)
Also, the stove is on, the cooktop works fine, but the damn lights on the inside do not work at all...... This was not another missing install step was it?
Thanks for the help!
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Re: weird smell first use
STOP YOU MAY HAVE A GAS LEAK!! DO NOT TURN IT ON AGAIN TILL YOU HAVE SERVICE OR CALL THE GAS COMPANY AND THEY WILL COME OUT RIGHT AWAY TO CHECK IT! SMELL GAS ALWAYS CALL THE GAS CO.FIRST THING! GOD FORBID!!
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I understand that you are receiving a burning rubber smell from your Frigidaire microwave. I also see that your appliance will run for a couple of seconds, and then you hear a weird noise, followed by a burning rubber smell. I suggest contacting your local authorized technician, especially when dealing with your microwave. They will be able to diagnose your appliance and determine what is causing that sound as well as the burning rubber smell. Hope this is helpful.
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The first time you do a self clean it does smell weird and you setthe time to 2 or three hours. This uses allot of ellectricity to do the cleaning. I usually just use a oven clenaing product for light cleanup. If you have a pie that has spilled over or something then it works great. The Smell is a bit of ash and smoke from all the things that you are incinerating inside your oven
The first time you do a self clean it does smell weird and you do not need to do it for 4 hours change the setting to 2 or three hours. This uses allot of ellectricity to do the cleaning. I usually just use a oven clenaing product for light cleanup. If you have a pie that has spilled over or something then it works great. The Smell is a bit of ash and smoke from all the things that you are incinerating inside your oven.
There have been reports of gas ranges which have been installed with no leveling legs. (due to various reasons, like a new floor installed, but the counter tops stayed in the same place, so the range surface would be higher than the counter top if the legs were installed) In some cases, this results in an insufficient amount of combustion air for the oven. To test this, put the range up on a set of 3/4 inch or so blocks and try the oven again. Let me know how that went. Thanks.
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