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Something in our hotpoint oven model rgb745 caught fire UNDER the bottom of the oven. I'm guessing it somehow went through a right side vent. It was extinguished and I removed the bottom panel. I discovered a five inch long by 1/2 inch wide stainless steel handle type thing that does not appear to connect to anything. It has a tiny hole in one end that makes it appear as though it once connected to something. I cannot see anywhere it would connect to however. I am afraid to try to light it again, not knowing where this came from. Any ideas???

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  • caroljeann Aug 03, 2008

    Thanks Prince P, I could not see the picture that you sent. Could you please tell me more about the bake/broil burner. Can I turn on the oven with it the way it is?

  • caroljeann Aug 04, 2008

    thanks again!! This was very helpful and reassuring that I won't blow the house up! I believe that I will take the part down to the parts dealer this week just to make sure that it isn't something important. I went ahead and baked dinner in it today, and it worked just fine.

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Does the Picture looks like this?
It is normal that is what is called bake/broil burner: it is somehow connected to gas pipe that releases gas to oven ignitor
Something in our hotpoint oven - 00049943.jpg

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  • Femi Omojogberun Aug 03, 2008





    Yes turn it ON no problem.

  • Femi Omojogberun Aug 03, 2008

    If the diagram looks like what oven burner is . that is ok. your stove is in good condition.

  • Femi Omojogberun Aug 03, 2008

    Do see the diagram now? it is ok

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