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I was baking something in the oven one day and the breaker went. The oven shut off. Tripped the breaker and it started working again. Same thing happened again but this time I was not using the stove or oven. and the Oven would not heat up. But the stove top still works.

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  • lisamyers135 Nov 11, 2010

    thanks, I will have to call someone in and hopefully that will be the end of the problem

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The oven uses 220 volts the top may only use 110 volts . when the breaker trips it just may not be able to handle the load . the range may be ok but the breaker may be at fault . it may even be a loose connection . this causes heat and may trip the breaker ..mm hope some of this helps . i think you should have a electrcian ck your power . ,, mm

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