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Cooker trips mcb when put on a setting that requires heat,would it be element or thermostat,model number is fcsm6

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

Most likely it is the element. You can prove that the element is bad by disconnecting one wire and reading the terminal to the outside of the element. If you read a short (ZERO Ohms) the element is bad. It is possible for only one terminal to read to the outside case of the element.

You can find replacement elements in the UK on line here:

http://shop.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/Cooker+%252526+Oven+Parts/Whirlpool+Spares.htm

Your replacement oven element (if it is the bad element) will be listed on the label inside the oven door and will look like this: 5320R488 IRCA 240V 2000W RL6 02476

Since you did not metion if it was a cook top or oven element I listed both.

Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Kelly

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